FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-3
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish brown, granular; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.2
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.02-0.25
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.08-0,25
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,2
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, grey, 0,04-0,16
white inclusions infrequent, subrounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0.08-0,2
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