FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ATH-G-3
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Athens
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale brown, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,08-0,24
inclusions 1%, length: 0,01-0,1
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,08
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,01-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,02-0,16
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,01-0,02
reddish inclusions very frequent, angular, spherical - elongate, orange, 0,01-0,05
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,02-0,1
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