FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometrypetrography
fabric type PAN-SOL-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Palermo/Panormos-Solunto/Solus
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break Reddish brownish clay with a good amount of small visibile inclusions of white-yellowish colour
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5 YR 6/6; 7.5 YR 6/4 (core)
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.40-75
inclusions length: 0.04-08-0.40
sorting well sorted silt


quartz rare, well rounded; rounded, very spherical, greyish/transparent, 0.08-12
calciumcarbonate very frequent, well rounded; rounded, very spherical, white/yellowish, 0.04-08-0.40
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded; rounded; subangular, spherical, whitish/yellowish, 0.04-08-0.40
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