FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, granular; numerous fine white inclusions, quartz, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 20%, length: 0,12-0,8
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.12-0,4
mica singular
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, red, 0,2-0,8
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, black
foraminifera riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,24-0,6
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