Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Chalk 6 fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

Hard, reddish buff fabric with a creamy outer surface (10YR, 7/4). There are numerous inclusions of rounded limestone up to 3 mm across.

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

Scatter of subangular quartz and potash feldspar grains up to about 0.75 mm across, together with crystalline limestone, foraminifera and occasional lava fragments. The inclusions are set in an optically anisotropic matrix, with a sparse scatter of quartz grains up to about 0.05 mm across (Peacock & Williams, 1986: Class 50).

Comments

Equivalent to: P&W AM 50 of the National Roman Fabric Reference Collection (Tomber & Dore, 1998: 110)

Amphora made from this fabric

 

i Chalk 6