KP1956-035 (Middle Byzantine Regional Green-Glazed Bowl) [permalink] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Byzantine Glazed Pottery
Wide open form: shallow bowl or dish.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Pink fabric consistently fired. Fine, medium hard fabric has rare, very small, sand and rare, small, spherical to subrounded “lime“. Regional. Thin, even white slip. Thick, somewhat uneven, mottled, light to olive green glaze fired to dense craquelure and sparse pinprick bubbles.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves small part of body. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and chipping around edges; specks of encrustation; incipient vitreous erosion.
Maximum preserved dimension
Wall thickness
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KP1956-035 (Middle Byzantine Regional Green-Glazed Bowl).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <>