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Chestua Plain


Named after Chestua Creek in Monroe county, Tennessee. It supposedly is a historic Cherokee ware according to the Bettye Broyles note in 1967. We certainly do not recommend its use in Georgia at the present time.

Sorting Criteria

Presumably plain grit-tempered pottery.

Geographical Range
Presumably eastern Tennessee, western North Carolina, and northern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Historic Cherokee?
Surface Treatment