- Refers to the style of artistic production in the southern and central Greek mainland during the Bronze Age between circa 3600 and 1050 BCE. Until circa 1600 BCE, pottery including Minyan and Matt-painted wares dominates artistic production. After 1600 BCE, works of art for which the period is most recognized include, in addition to pottery, metalwork such as the Vapheio cups, wall paintings depicting scenes of warfare and hunting, and the construction of palaces and elaborate tholos tombs.
- Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
- 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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