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Swannanoa Cord Marked


Originally named the Early series by Patricia Holden, this was renamed as the Swannanoa series by Keel. This is the earliest Woodland pottery series of western North Carolina. Named after the Swannanoa River. Probably is not a good name for use in Georgia.

Sorting Criteria

Cord marking on sand-tempered pottery.

Geographical Range
Western North Carolina and perhaps extreme northeastern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Early Woodland to Middle Woodland.
Surface Treatment