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 light red, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: chambers; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-0,08
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,06-0,08
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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