FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometrypetrography
fabric type PAN-REG-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Palermo / Panormos
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; core: grey; few fine brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.3
inclusions 5%, length: 0.02-0.6
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, dark, 0.03-0.06
calciumcarbonate frequent
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0.03-0.3
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, black, 0.03-0.09
red iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.06-0.15
grey inclusions singular, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0.3
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