FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-G-1
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, hard, fine; some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,08-0,8
inclusions 3%, length: 0,01-0,15
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,02-0,08
calciumcarbonate very frequent, rounded, very spherical, yellowish white, 0,02-0,15
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, very spherical, white, 0,01-0,04
black inclusions infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, black, 0,02-0,08
brown inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, dark brown, 0,05-0,16
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