FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ATH-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Athens
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,25
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-0,12
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,01-0,08
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,06-0.08
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, reddish brown, 0.24
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,08
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