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engobe

[än′gōb]
(materials)
A thin layer of fluid clay applied to a piece of earthenware to support a glaze or enamel or to cover blemishes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Work with texture can be identified in surfaces that have been smoothed, polished and occasionally covered with red and white engobe or paint.
Raw glazing can trap organic material and/or moisture in the clay body or engobe which at higher temperatures exits as a gas through the glaze layer.
Las fosas estaban dispuestas de forma aleatoria y todas ellas se encontraban rellenas por un unico estrato con restos de ceniza de unos 30-40 cm de potencia, con abundantes fragmentos ceramicos de cazuelas y copas a mano brunidas, ollas y urnas, algunas decoradas con incisiones de aspas y digitaciones, asi como un borde de cuenco de engobe rojo fenicio datado a mediados del s.