FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ATH-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Athens
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, fine
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,12
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-0,12
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,06-0,08
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,06
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04
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