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Swift Creek Complicated Stamped, Oliver Variety


Swift Creek Complicated Stamped in the Oliver Basin on the Chattahoochee River as defined by Edward McMichael and James Kellar. No one has used this to our knowledge since these archaeologists.

Sorting Criteria

Complicated stamping on sand / grit-tempered pottery. McMichael and Kellar say: "This Oliver variant of Late Swift Creek pottery, distinguished principally by its peculiar oxidized paste, has in the main, folded over rims, but is in some instances well worked into the body of the vessel."

Geographical Range
Oliver Basin, central Chattahoochee River valley.
Chronological Range
Middle-Late Woodland, Late Swift Creek period.
Surface Treatment