FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-7
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown, granular; some very fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,3
inclusions 5%, length: 0,02-0,16
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,04
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white; yellow, 0,04-0,16
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, rust coloured, 0,04-0,08
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,06
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