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McKee Island Plain


Named after an island flooded under the waters of the Guntersville Reservoir in northeastern Alabama.

Sorting Criteria

Plain shell-tempered pottery. Vessel forms are globular bodied jars with constricted necks or globular jars with extended necks. Rims are high and curve slowly toward the shoulder. Shoulders of vessels are sometimes decorated with pinching or filleting.

Geographical Range
Northeastern Alabama, and perhaps northwestern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Surface Treatment