FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; some fine to medium-sized white particles, few brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: channel; void length: 0,08-0.6
inclusions 5%, length: 0.2-0.8
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.2-0.8
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, red
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