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
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, fracture surface granular
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.025-0.3
inclusions 5%, length: 0.025-0.2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.05-0.25
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.025
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0.05-0.12
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0.025-0.5
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.05-0.12
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0.025-0.5
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, grey, 0.05-0.12
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