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; few red inclusions, some dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,16
inclusions 5%, length: 0,02-0,28
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,04-0,08
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0.04
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,28
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, grey, 0,04-0,25
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,1
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