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Etowah Burnished Plain


Named after the Etowah site or valley by William Sears.

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Burnished plain on sand-tempered pottery. Some bowls have notched added rim strips or applique human faces. Vessel forms are compressed globular bowls and open bowls.

Geographical Range
The Piedmont of Georgia as far south as Macon and Milledgeville into the center to the state.
Chronological Range
Middle Mississippian, Etowah period.
Surface Treatment
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