FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAE-G-8
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Paestum
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; some fine to large dark gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,5
inclusions 5%, length: 0,02-2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,04-0,16
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
red iron oxide concretions frequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,04-0,8
grey inclusions frequent, subangular, spherical - subelongate, grey, 0,04-1,5
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