FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-SARD-CBM-1
ware Ceramic Building Materials
Punic Pottery
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
visual excamination of fresh break pink irregular; many fine to very large brown, some large white particles, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1,5
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 frequent, subrounded, spherical - elongate, white, 0,08-0,8
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,04-0,8
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, black, 0,04-1,5
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