FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-G-3
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; some fine white inclusions, scattered red particles, micacious
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,08
inclusions 5%, length: 0,02-0,3
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04-0,3
mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, dark; white, 0.02-0,08
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,2-0.4
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherrical, black, 0,04-0,1
foraminifera frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,3
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