FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-6
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown, granular; some brown, very fine white and dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,04-0,16
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white; yellow, 0,12-0.6
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,3
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,04-0,16
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, black, 0,08-0,3
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