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1 In pottery making, a mineral or organic compound applied decoratively or figuratively to the surface of a ceramic vessel before firing so as to produce a colour contrast with the underlying fabric or background slip.

2 Organic or mineral‐based material in liquid form that can be applied to a surface to impart colour to it.

Subjects: Archaeology.


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