FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type HIM-G-1
fabric previously published as HIM-REG - G - 1
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Himera
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown, fine; singular fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: channel; chambers; void length: 0,04-3
inclusions 0,5%, length: 0,02-0,02
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,08-0,3
mica infrequent, angular, subelongate, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, white, 0,2-0,3
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white; yellow, 0,01-1
brown inclusions infrequent, angular, subelongate, dark brown
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