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McLeod Linear Check Stamped, Late Variety


This type is the same as Deptford Linear Check Stamped. Named by Steve Wimberly after the McLeod Estate site in Clarke County, Alabama. This type was included on the Georgia list by Caldwell in 1969 for unknown reasons.

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Linear check stamping on sand-tempered pottery. Ware characteristics for this type are the same as the early variety except that the late variety has widened and flattened rim folds, and neat modeling of rounded rim folds.

Geographical Range
The Mobile Bay area and presumably southern Alabama. Most likely does not extend into southwestern Georgia, use the name Deptford Linear Check Stamped in Georgia instead
Chronological Range
Middle Woodland to Late Woodland?
Surface Treatment