FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ATH-G-3
fabric previously published as G 5
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Athens
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break light yellowish brown, very fine
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,16
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-0,08
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical - subsphericl, clear, 0,04-0,25
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - elongate, orange, 0,04-0,06
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, white, 0,08
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