FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NE-SARD-VT-1
ware Various Terracotta Objects
supposed site of production Olbia
certainty of arguments archaeological: certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, irregular; numerous large to very large white particles,many large reddish brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness soft
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,06-0,3
inclusions 25%, length: 0,03-5
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, white; clear, 0,15-3,6
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white; dark, 0,03-0,6
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, spherical, brownish black, 0,15
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