terra sigillata


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terra sigillata

(ˈtɛrə ˌsɪdʒɪˈlɑːtə)
n
1. (Geological Science) rare a reddish-brown clayey earth found on the Aegean island of Lemnos: formerly used as an astringent and in the making of earthenware pottery
2. (Geological Science) any similar earth resembling this
3. (Archaeology) earthenware pottery made from this or a similar earth, esp Samian ware
[from Latin: sealed earth]
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Noun1.terra sigillata - earthenware made from the reddish-brown clay found on the Aegean island of Lemnos
earthenware - ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat
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Here she learned the traditional Gbari method of hand-building which is the foundation of her practice along with the use of terra sigillata, the ancient technique of suspending clay in water to seal the form and burnishing it with stones and polishing tools.
The cellars of former manor house have been preserved until today."I was also glad about the finding from the Roman era ndash the remains of settlements, pieces of luxury ceramic Terra Sigillata and cartridge for a catapult with which Roman soldiers fought against barbarians," Hrn#269iarik noted, as quoted by TASR.
The exhibition is organized by a German citizen Marvin Proisset in the Terra Sigillata Museum in the Reinzabern town of the Federal Land of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Para estudiarlo en el mundo romano la ceramica es el principal fosil director, en especial la terra sigillata, el producto global por excelencia en esta cultura.
This is a recipe that I have been using since 1997 is Dave Alban's intense, metallic and very user friendly terra sigillata. I fire it at all temperatures and wear gloves!
Hacia el cambio de era el fenomeno de las vajillas locales de imitacion se vera claramente influido por la generalizacion de la terra sigillata, primeramente italica.
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He specialises in a number of ceramic techniques such as raku, stoneware and terra sigillata.
Terra Sigillata pottery was in use from Britain to Arabia.
En caso de imitar la ceramica, el tipo y la forma del plato localizado en Gijon nos permite sugerir la terra sigillata africana d, en concreto, la Hayes 61 como modelo para su fabricacion, una forma tan difundida que fue imitada por las producciones hispanicas en la primera mitad del s.
La relacion entre mercaderes y productores, claro esta, pudo haber variado considerablemente, dependiendo de quienes fueran estos ultimos--los aristocratas del siglo III que dominaban el gran comercio de aceite de oliva en Libia se ubicaban en un extremo del espectro; la masa de productores de terra sigillata posiblemente en otro muy diferente.
Swanson, Director of the Davidson Ceramics Studio at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, has been applying terra sigillata to her ceramic work since completing graduate studies at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in the mid 1980s.