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Deptford Linear Check Stamped


Joseph Caldwell and Antonio Waring named this type based upon work at the Deptford site, 9Ch2, in Chatham County.

Sorting Criteria

Linear check stamping on sand / grit-tempered pottery The temper is fine to medium quartz grit. Vessels are cylindrical with a shoulder that tapers to a conoidial or rounded base. The rims of these vessels are straight to slightly flaring. Oval folded rims occur sometimes.

Geographical Range
This type occurs all over Georgia, except that in northern Georgia it is called Cartersville Linear Check Stamped.
Chronological Range
Middle Woodland period. This type occurs in the late in Refuge period or early in the Deptford period.
Surface Treatment
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