FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, granular; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 1%, length: 0,04-0,08
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical; elongate, white; dark, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, spherical, white; yellowish white, 0,04-0,08
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subsperical, black, 0,04-0,08
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, rusty brown, 0,08-0,2
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