FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-5
fabric previously published as G 1
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain, archaeological: certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, hard, very fine; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 7.5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,08-0,6
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,1
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,2
black inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, black, 0,2
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, white, 0,6
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