FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, hard, fine; rare fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1.5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,08-0,4
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,02-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,08-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, subrounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,25
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,08-0,4
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