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Walthour Check Stamped


This type was only made for a brief period in time possibly only 100 years. Named by Chester DePratter after the Walthour site in Chatham County.

Sorting Criteria

Check stamping on clay or grog-tempered pottery. Rims are straight, sometimes slightly flaring. Lips are rounded or squared. Known vessel forms are conoidal jar and hemispherical bowls.

Geographical Range
The upper Georgia Coast.
Chronological Range
Middle Woodland, Wilmington I phase.
Surface Treatment
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