FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-4
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,24
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-0,12
sorting moderately sorted sand


mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, rust coloured, 0,12
black inclusions infrequent, well rounded, very spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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