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Lake Jackson Decorated


Frank Schnell, Jim Knight, and Gail Schnell created this catch-all category for three different varieties of pottery. These include Cool Branch Incised, Lake Jackson Incised, and Lake Jackson Plain. This was done based upon their work at the Cemochechobee site in Clay County. The reader is referred to in their detailed discussion. Named after the famous Lake Jackson site in the northern city limits of Tallahassee, Florida.

Sorting Criteria

Various styles of incised decoration on grit-tempered pottery defined by the authors as varieties of this general type.

Geographical Range
Lower Chattahoochee valley into northwestern Florida.
Chronological Range
Middle to Late Mississippi period.
Surface Treatment