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date: 12 July 2020

terracottas 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

The term includes all objects made of fired clay; commonly, pots and household vessels are treated separately. Modellers were originally potters; later they were specialists who occasionally inscribed workshop or personal names. Earlier terracottas were modelled free‐hand; after the 6th cent. ... ...

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