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 reddidh yellow, fine; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-1
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-0,2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,16-0,4
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,06
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,2-0,32
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