FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-CBM-3
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, yellowish white veins, irregular; large black and reddish brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 6%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-0,28
inclusions 20%, length: 0,2-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.08-0,16
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions very frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,2-1,2
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,2-1
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