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  • The name of Delft is most intimately associated with the manufacture of the beautiful faience pottery for which it was once famous.
  • Porcelain and faIence 27,000 - -
  • By the close of this period a manufactory of fine faience was attached to the palace of Cnossus.
  • Here too were found the repositories of an early shrine containing exquisite faience figures and reliefs, including a snake goddess - another aspect of the native divinity - and her votaries.
  • Plastic objects, carved in stone or ivory, cast or beaten in metals (gold, silver, copper and bronze), or modelled in clay, faience, paste, &c. Very little trace has yet been found of large free sculpture, but many examples exist of sculptors' smaller work.

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