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 yellowish brown, granular; fine white and brown inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,3
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,02-0,08
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,08
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,04-0,12
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,06
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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