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Ancient authors' reports

Samian ware (pottery)

Earthen-ware made of Samian (or other equally fine) clay, was well known, and was in vogue in Greece and Italy in the second century B.C., and was imitated by the potters of Gaul and Britain.


Samian earth (clay)

Aster Samius, a kind of Samian earth, whose nature and healing power are described in Plin. 35, 16, 53, ยง 191
Samian clay used as sealing-wax, and in Medicine.


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