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biconical drilling
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A means of perforating beads or pendants for suspension. Accomplished by drilling in from both sides with a tapered drill resulting in an hour-glass-shaped hole.
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A crust decoration found on most tazzae.
CATEGORY: ceramics
DEFINITION: The nearly horizontal grooves and ridges that are left on wheel-thrown vessels as the potter's fingers life the body to form the rotating vessel.

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