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Square Ground Lamar


Frankie Snow named this material for a single design of Lamar Complicated Stamped pottery from an area in southern Georgia. The name is obviously not a typical pottery type name, and is used by Snow as a phase designation as well as a pottery type.

Sorting Criteria

A unique rectilinear complicated stamped design on grit-tempered pottery. This is believed by Snow to represent an square ground layout as described for historic Creek Indians.

Geographical Range
Around and below the Big Bend region of the lower Ocmulgee River valley in south-central Georgia.
Chronological Range
Late Mississippian, early Historic period.
Surface Treatment
Pottery Image(s)