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Faience

Karen Polinger Foster

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780195170726
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780195388398
Faience

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In ancient art, the term “faience” refers to the world's first synthetic material, made by heating a mixture of silicates

Reference Entry.  381 words. 

Subjects: Classical History

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