Leon Check Stamped

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Check stamping on grit-tempered pottery.
Checks are 1 centimeter across on average, and have a square to diamond shape.
Fingernail punctations on collars and smoothing of stamping have been noted on some specimens.
Rims are outflared and lips are round-pointed.

Surface Treatment: 
Check Stamped
Grit Temper

Hale Smith named this type after Leon County, Florida in 1948 as part of his Leon-Jefferson Complex in northwestern Florida.
This type is associated with the historic Apalachee Indians of the Mission period.

Chronological Range: 
17th century A.D.
Geographical Range: 
This type is centered in Leon County, Florida. It is uncertain if this type is found in Georgia.