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Thom's Creek Plain


This type is part of the Thom's Creek series from west-central South Carolina. This type is discussed extensively in the Groton Plantation Report by Jim Stoltman. Many have suggested that this type is a transitional type between fiber and sand-tempered pottery types. Related to Refuge Plain, which is a better name to use in Georgia.

Sorting Criteria

Plain sand / grit-tempered pottery.

Geographical Range
This type is found mostly in the lower Savannah River Valley.
Chronological Range
Late Archaic to Early Woodland.
Surface Treatment