FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-SARD-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
Punic Pottery
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown, granular; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,8
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,8
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,08-0,5
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,2
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,04-0,2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,4
brown inclusions frequent, rounded - subrounded, spherical - subelongate, rusty brown, core: grey, 0,25-0,8
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