FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-SARD-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
Punic Pottery
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown, granular; some fine to mid-sized reddish brown particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR8/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,08-0,8
mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,02-0,2
reddish inclusions very frequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,04-0,4
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,12
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, light brown, 0,25-0,8
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