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St. Simons Plain


This is plain fiber-tempered pottery from the lower Georgia Coast. The name Stallings has come to be more used for fiber-tempered pottery everywhere in Georgia, except perhaps the Georgia Coast.

Sorting Criteria

Plain fiber-tempered pottery Vessel form is a simple bowl shape. Rims are straight or slightly incurving. Lips are rounded or flattened; sometimes thickened. Bases are rounded or flattened.

Geographical Range
Comparable to types found from Charleston, South Carolina, to the lower St. Johns River in Florida, and at Stallings Island on the Savannah River, and from east-central Georgia.
Chronological Range
Late Archaic
Surface Treatment