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This relatively simple approach, in some cases alloting one ware to one kiln, has
been greatly complicated by discoveries made first by Japanese and then by
Chinese archaeologists during and since World War II. Many new kiln sites have
or rich green glaze or a beautiful white glaze almost as fine as that of Ting ware.
In general much less finely potted than Sung wares, those of the Liao have the
interest and charm of a vital provincial tradition. South After the Sung capital was
Extravagant shapes are typical of this ware. The pottery of the third phase (2200-
2000 bc) has designs in a thick creamy white on a dark ground. Gold jewelry and
beads of semiprecious stones were found in tombs dating from 2500-2200 bc ...
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