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Mound Field Net Marked


This type was originally defined by Gordon Willey in 1949. Named after the Mound Field site, 8Wa8, in Wakulla, County, Florida

Sorting Criteria

Net markings on fine sand-tempered pottery. The net markings form diamond shapes that are about 1 centimeter square. Knot pits are found at the intersections of the cord impressions. Known vessel forms include simple jars or collared jars. Rims are outflared or incurved and recurved with exterior folds. Lips are flat and rounded. Sears variously called the type Mound City Net Marked and Mound Field Net Impressed in his writings.

Geographical Range
Northwestern Florida Coast and southwestern Georgia.
Chronological Range
Weeden Island period.
Surface Treatment
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