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Sixes Plain


This type was originally defined by William Sears in the Wilbanks site report in 1958. The Wilbanks site was in the Allatoona Reservoir. Named after the little town of Sixes in Cherokee County, Georgia.

Sorting Criteria

Plain finely crushed shell-tempered pottery. Vessel forms were probably globular jars, but this is uncertain. Rims exhibit a medium to strong flare that form from an abruptly constricted neck. Lips are rounded.

Geographical Range
Northwestern Georgia, Etowah River valley
Chronological Range
Early to Middle Mississippi period.
Surface Treatment