FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-CENT-SARD-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
Punic Pottery
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; many small to large white inclusions, some small to mid-sized dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/8, core: 2.5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,8
inclusions 20%, length: 0,02-3
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0,08-1
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded - subrounded, spherical - elongate, white, 0,4-3
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,6
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,08-1
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