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Etowah Plain Smoothed


Named after the Etowah site by Robert Wauchope.

Sorting Criteria

Smoothed plain fine sand-tempered pottery. A number of vessel forms are known including: rounded bowls with in-sloping rims, bowls with vertical rounded sides, bowls with out-curved and straight or out-curved rims, jars with pronounced collars, cylindrical beakers, angled bowls, globular jars with flaring necks, plates or shallow dishes, hooded water bottles, and human effigy vessels.

Geographical Range
Northwestern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Middle Mississippian, Etowah period.
Surface Treatment
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