FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-A-1
fabric previously published as IA 12
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; some fine white inclusions, singular black inclusions, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel0
inclusions 6,5%, length: 0,16-1,6
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, elongate, red, 0.16
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, red, 0,2-1,6
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