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Full details of find number 18/23.5.P25

Site Name: Troulos Site No: 4.44 Cat ID: 18/23.5.P25
Map Coordinates: 18/23.5
Part: body sherd, near rim
Shape: large bowl
Description:
Physical Properties
Sherd condition:
worn
General Texture:

Texture of fresh break:
rough (from clay) and foliate
Hardness:
hard out, medium in, core medium- soft
Span Periods: FInal Neolithic Early Minoan Prehistoric,
Chronology Query:
Fabric Family: SILTSTONE–CLAYSTONE FABRICS
Fabric Group:
Hearth Sand
Link to Petrographic information: 19
Core
Core Hardness:

Core colour: dark red brown to dark grey brown
Core(s) Munsell: 10YR3/3
Surface
Surface condition: partly preserved Surface Texture: out bumpy, smooth in
Surface hardness: Surface colour: brown orange in, red out
Surface Munsell: 5YR5/6, 2.5YR4/8,
Exterior Surface Treatment: red brown burnish. both sides worn Interior Surface Treatment: brown orange burnish. both sides worn
Inclusions
Dominant Inclusion: quartz; siltstone / claystone
Inclusion Range: mica, silver
quartz, milky
siltstone / claystone







Inclusion Shape: Subrounded
Angular



Inclusion Sort: Subrounded
Inclusion Density: ?30%
Inclusion size:
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