- Refers to the style of artistic production in the Cycladic archipelago between roughly 1600 and 1050 BCE. Artworks include pottery decorated with abstract and figural motifs, wall paintings depicting festivals and natural scenes, and a group of large terracotta figures, all which reveal the influence of Minoan and later Mycenean cultures.
- The application of paint to a surface primarily for protection or to apply a general color. For the application of pigments to a surface to create an expressive or communicative image, use "painting (image-making)."
- Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
- Fine clay which, when mixed with water, results in a fluid with a creamlike consistency, used in casting, glazing, decorating, and repairing ceramic wares; in its natural state, it contains sufficient flux to be used for glazing and decorating without the need of additives. For ceramic glaze with a high content of slip, use "slip glaze."
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