FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-C-2
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, core: gray, fine; fine to large white, some large dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.3
inclusions 10%, length: 0.02-0.8
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,08-0,2
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,25
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,2-0,8
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