- 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."
- Refers to the historical cultures of the region of Western Asia immediately east of the Mediterranean. For the nationality of the modern nation of Syria, use "Syrian (modern)." For a general term referring to the ancient fertile crescent, use "Ancient Syrian."
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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/158255 |title=Syrian Body Sherd with Slip and Painted Decoration |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=7/28/2021 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>
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