FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-CENT-SARD-C-2
ware Coarse Wares
Punic Pottery
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, core: gray; many fine to large white inclusions, some fine to large dark gray particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4, core: 7.5YRN5
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-2,8
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,08-1,5
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, reddish brown, 0,08-0,8
black inclusions frequent, rounded - subrounded, spherical - subelongate, black; dark grey, 0,08-2,8
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, light brown, 0,2-0,8
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