FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ATH-G-1
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Athens
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 2%, length: 0,02-0,28
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,08-0,24
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0,04-0,24
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,04-0,16
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