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Pierce Zoned Red


Similar, but earlier than, Weeden Island Zoned Red. Named by Gordon Willey after the Pierce site, 8Fr14, in Franklin County, Florida.

Sorting Criteria

Incised and zoned red designs on fine sand and mica-tempered pottery. Designs include rectangular panels, horizontal bands, vertical zigzag bands, diamonds, and pendant loops. Known vessel forms are U-shaped double vessels and cylindrical beakers.

Geographical Range
Northwestern Florida Gulf Coast and southwestern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Middle Woodland, Santa Rosa-Swift Creek period.
Surface Treatment
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