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Denotes a variety of materials which though not a chemically homogeneous group share certain physical characteristics such as being usually solid, translucent, and having low melting points.

This term has 65 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

organic material

Term used for



12yrs ago

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Jael and Sisera


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A Standing Putto and a Seated Putto (?)


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