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Wilmington Brushed


Named after Wilmington Island on the northern Georgia Coast.

Sorting Criteria

Brushing on clay or grog-tempered pottery. Known vessel shapes are cylindrical jars and hemispherical bowls. Walls of the vessels are thick, and the interiors of the vessels are poorly finished, showing brushing and scraping impressions. Large lumps of partially-extruded temper often can be seen on the interior of the sherds.

Geographical Range
The northern Georgia Coast. This type does not appear to go far into the interior as definable Wilmington series.
Chronological Range
Late Woodland, Wilmington II.
Surface Treatment