FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-C-2
fabric previously published as F 2
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, smooth; large white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/8
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,08-0,5
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,8
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0.2-1
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-0,24
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-0,3
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, red, 0,6-0,8
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,08-0,6
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