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Savannah Stamped


This type of name was used by Robert Wauchope to described Savannah Complicated Stamped, however, this is a poor name to use because it does not allow for the division of simple stamping from complicated stamping. Same as Savannah Complicated Stamped.

Sorting Criteria

Complicated stamping on sand / grit-tempered pottery. Complicated designs include concentric circles, concentric circles with central cross in circle, multiline eights, concentric circles with a two line bisector, nested squares, and nested diamonds. Known forms include globular and cylindrical vessels. Rims are straight to flaring with some being everted. Lips are square, round, or beveled.

Geographical Range
Southern Georgia into the Piedmont.
Chronological Range
Middle Mississippian, Savannah period.
Surface Treatment