FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAN-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
Medieval jug
visual excamination of fresh break reddish brown, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.3
inclusions 5%, length: 0.02-0.6
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.06-0.6
mica very frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.03-0.09
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.06-0.6
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0.03-0.3
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0.03-0.15
red iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0.06-0.3
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