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A piece of non‐plastic rock, grog, or other material that has been added to clay (either naturally or by human action) during pot‐making in order to improve the properties of the clay fabric, thereby facilitating production or creating distinctive kinds of pottery (e.g. resistance to thermal shock in cooking pots). Also known as temper or additives when deliberately introduced.

Subjects: Archaeology.


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