FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
Partially Glazed Ware</np>
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: gray, fine
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/8, core: 10YR5/1
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,3
inclusions 1%, length: 0,04-0,24
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.04-0,24
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,2
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