African Sigillata 1 Fabric Variant 3

Fabric variant associated with African Sigillata 1, a class of gloss-slipped tableware likely manufactured at one or more locations in northern Tunisia.

Porphyritic to fine light red to red body that sometimes displays rare white inclusions.

Non-calcareous matrix containing rare to sparse minute to small quartz grains and sometimes rare, small claystone bodies, rare, small calcareous bodies and reaction rims, and/or rare, small voids.