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Oemler Complicated Stamped


Named after the Oemler site in Chatham County by Antonio Waring.

Sorting Criteria

Complicated stamping on sand-tempered pottery. Designs include nested diamonds, herring bone shapes, alternating zones of triangle-filled pyramids, and rows of diamond-shaped lozenges separated by heavy lines. No curvilinear stamping is found for this type. 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 and bases are rounded.

Geographical Range
The northern Georgia Coast.
Chronological Range
Early Woodland.
Surface Treatment
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