FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-4
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break core: reddish yellow, exterior: reddish brown, fine; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/3, core: 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,02-0,08
sorting well sorted silt


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,08
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subelongate, rust coloured, 0,08-0,2
black inclusions infrequent, e, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
white inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, white, 0,04
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