FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-A-1
fabric previously published as IA 10
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; many fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,08
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,04-0,28
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.04-0,24
foraminifera riddled with, angular, spherical, white to grey, 0,28
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