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Refuge Plain


Named for the Refuge site north of Savannah, on the Savannah River, which was excavated by Antonio Waring.

Sorting Criteria

Plain sand/grit-tempered pottery. Rims are straight or are occasionally slightly flared. Lips may be squared or rounded. They are often tilted outward, giving a beveling effect to the outer edge. Vessel forms are conoidal jars or hemispherical bowls. Bases are conoidal or rounded, or squared if tetrapodal supports are present.

Geographical Range
Lower Savannah River and upper Georgia Coast.
Chronological Range
Early Woodland.
Surface Treatment