FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-1
fabric previously published as G 6
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light red, fine; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR6/8
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; chambers; void length: 0,04-0,3
inclusions 5%, length: 0,02-0,28
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,08-0,28
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,05
black iron oxide concretions very frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,1
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,2
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