FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-SARD-A-3
ware Transport Amphorae
Punic Pottery
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, granular; some small brown and white particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y8/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1,5
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-2,5
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,08-0,4
mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,02-0,2
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - elongate, brown; core: white, 0,2-2,5
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,04-0,12
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,08
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, light brown, 0,2-0,6
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