FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAN-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
fragment of a misfired medieval jug
supposed site of production Palermo / Panormos
visual excamination of fresh break red, core weak red, granular; many fine to large white inclusions, few small dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6, core: 2.5YR5/2
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.8
inclusions 10%, length: 0.02-0.6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.06-0.6
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.03
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.06-1.0
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, black, 0.03-0.15
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.03-0.3
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