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San Marcos Red


This type was originally defined by John Goggin. Named for Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine, Florida.

Sorting Criteria

Red painted sand-tempered pottery. Vessel forms are large, deep, rounded-base jars. This pottery was also tempered at times with limestone and at other times with sand and limestone.

Geographical Range
This is a Florida type found along the St. Johns River. It may come into extreme southeastern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Historic period, 17th century.
Surface Treatment