KP1956-035 (Middle Byzantine Glazed White Ware) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Byzantine Glazed Pottery
Sherd from straight wall of vessel. Green glazed directly over biscuit on exterior and interior.
Fabric description
Pinkish white fabric, some soft, medium fine, with rare, very small, sandy inclusions and rare, small, subangular, white (lime?); thin biscuit. 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
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KP1956-035 (Middle Byzantine Glazed White Ware).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <>