FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-6
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown to gray, granular
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/5
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: chambers; void length: 0,04
inclusions 5%, length: 0,04-0,5
sorting unsorted


mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,4
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0,04-0,06
reddish inclusions infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, rust coloured, 0,16
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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