FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-8
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; some white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,28
inclusions 5%, length: 0,02-0,4
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,04-0,2
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
red iron oxide concretions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,4
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, grey, 0,04-0,2
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