FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NW-LUC-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production North Western Lucania
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; numerous fine to medium-sized white and some medium-sized light brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR7/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 15%, length: 0,2-0,6
sorting bimodal: well sorted sand in well sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, spherical, white to gray, 0.2-0,6
mica infrequent
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black
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