This is an early variety of Deptford Check Stamped according to Chester DePratter. Named after the Oemler site in Chatham County.
Check stamping on sand-tempered pottery. Checks are small rhomboids, diamonds, or rectangular shapes. Rims are straight to slightly flaring; sometimes sharply everted. Lips are rounded to squared; often forming a broad flat lip. Vessel forms are cylindrical jars with rounded bases.