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Table 1 Archaeological description of the ceramic samples analyzed in this study

From: Archaeometric characterization of Byzantine pottery from Păcuiul lui Soare

Sample ID Type of clay (archaeological criteria) Vessel External surface decoration OM type PCA group
P1 Common clay Jug Olive-green glaze III II
P2 Common clay Jug Olive-green glaze III II
P3 Common clay Jug Olive-green glaze III II
P4 Common clay Jug Olive-green glaze III II
P5 Common clay Jug Olive-green glaze II II
P6 Common clay Cup Olive-green glaze III II
P7 Common clay Jug Olive-green glaze III II
P8 Common clay Jug Golden micaceous engobe II II
P9 Common clay Jug Golden micaceous engobe II II
P10 Common clay Jug Golden micaceous engobe II II
P11 Common clay Jug Golden micaceous engobe II II
P12 Common clay Spheroidal amphora Bright yellow engobe II II
P13 Common clay Spheroidal amphora Yellow cream engobe II II
P14 Common clay Spheroidal amphora   II I
P15 Kaolinitic clay Bowl Red paint lines I I
P16 Kaolinitic clay Bowl   I I
P17 Kaolinitic clay Bowl   I I
P18 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P19 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P20 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P21 Kaolinitic clay Bowl   I I
P22 Kaolinitic clay Cauldron   I I
P23 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P24 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P25 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P26 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P27 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P28 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P29 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P30 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I I
P31 Common clay Jug   II II
P32 Common clay Cauldron   II II
P33 Common clay Cauldron   IV II
P34 Common clay Rush-light   IV II
P35 Common clay Pot?   IV II
P36 Common clay Pot?   III II
P37 Common clay Pot   IV II
P38 Common clay Pot   IV I
P39 Common clay Pot   III II
P40 Common clay Pot   IV II
P41 Common clay Pot   II II
P42 Kaolinitic clay Pot   I II
P43 Common clay Pot?   II II
P44 Common clay Storage vessel   II II
P45 Common clay Storage vessel   II II
  1. The paste types resulting from OM, as well as the compositional categories resulting from PCA of the PIXE data are also in indicated in the last two columns