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Refuge Punctated


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

Sorting Criteria

Punctations on sand/grit-tempered pottery. Designs are either linear or random punctations. Linear punctations occur in rows or sometime in zones. Punctations may be combined with incising or dentate stamping. Rims are incurving to straight. Lips are rounded or squared. Vessel forms are most commonly hemispherical bowls, but straight sided jars also occur.

Geographical Range
Lower Savannah River and upper Georgia Coast.
Chronological Range
Early Woodland, Refuge I.
Surface Treatment
Pottery Image(s)