ceramic technology

Broader Term: processing of basic materials56 Documents

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Manufacture of pottery and glass; preliminary processing of materials (e.g., cleaning, mixing); shaping (e.g. modeling, use of molds, coiling, blowing; firing; special apparatus (e.g., potter's wheels, kilns); methods of decoration (e.g., glazing, painting, incising); ceramic products not elsewhere described; specialization (e.g., potters, glass blowers); industrially elaborated ceramic manufactures (e.g., bottle making, porcelain manufacture); types of ceramics manufactured; special types; description and classification of ceramics; temporal and spatial variation in the manufacture and use of ceramics, pottery, and glass; etc.

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