FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometrypetrography
fabric type PAN-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Palermo / Panormos
visual excamination of fresh break light red, granular; some fine to mid-sized white inclusions, few mid-sized dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.25
inclusions 5%, length: 0.02-0.6
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.03
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.06-0.6
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.03-0.3
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0.03-0.09
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, reddish brown, 0.09-0.3
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