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Chattahoochee Roughened


Jim Knight says that this is the equivalent to Bullen's 1950 Chattahoochee Brushed. Not sure why the name was changed.

Sorting Criteria

Brushing on sand / grit-tempered pottery. The most typical vessel shape is a deep jar, but it also occurs on carinated and hemispherical bowls.

Geographical Range
This type appears earliest in eastern Alabama, and soon spread to the rest of the Creek occupied area. Knight says that this type, by the end of the 17th century, is a widespread horizon marker that correlates with the Creek Confederacy.
Chronological Range
17th and 18th centuries A.D.
Surface Treatment