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Qualla Incised


The Qualla series was named by Brian Egloff based upon excavations by a number of people in western North Carolina, as well as northern South Carolina. This material is essentially Lamar series material, and that term is recommended for use in Georgia. Named after the Qualla Cherokee Reservation.

Sorting Criteria

Incised lines on grit-tempered pottery, usually also with complicated stamping.

Geographical Range
Western North Carolina, and perhaps extreme northeastern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Late Mississippian - Historic.
Surface Treatment
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