- Refers to the period from about 1900 to 1600 BCE on the island of Cyprus. The art of the period is characterized by a continuation of Early Cypriote styles including red-polished pottery and the production of flat painted or incised terracotta figurines some with modeled legs and arms.
- 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)."
- Refers to the pottery style found in Cyprus during the Middle Cypriote period from about 1900 to 1600 BCE. The style is characterized by vessels covered with a uniform black slip and decorated with red painted lines.
- Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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