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Wheeler Simple Stamped


This type was originally defined in the Wheeler Basin on the Tennessee River in north-central Alabama based upon WPA excavations there in the 1930s. The fiber-tempered pottery of this area has traditionally been looked at as later than that occurring in the Savannah River basin and Florida. Formerly called Pickwick Simple Stamped.

Sorting Criteria

Simple stamping on fiber-tempered pottery.

Geographical Range
Northern Alabama and northwestern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Late Archaic.
Surface Treatment