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Savannah Check Stamped


Named for the Savannah River and the city of Savannah by Joseph Caldwell and Antonio Waring.

Sorting Criteria

Check stamping on grit-tempered pottery. Reed punctuations sometimes occur in the rim area. Vessels forms are globular with a rounded bases. Rims are usually flaring, but can be everted, straight, or rarely incurving. Rim folds have been noted, but seem to appear late in the duration of the type. Lips are squared, stamped beveled, or sometimes rounded.

Geographical Range
The entire state of Georgia.
Chronological Range
Middle Mississippian.
Surface Treatment
Pottery Image(s)
Color photo, 4 Indigenous ceramic fragments with varying-sized check stamp indentations, two are partial rim fragments.