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Lamar Plain Smoothed


Robert Wauchope named this type. Named for the Lamar site, 9Bi2. See Lamar Plain.

Sorting Criteria

Plain sand/grit-tempered pottery. Known vessel forms include conoidal open mouth jars with slightly restricted necks, and deep bowls. Lips are flat or rounded. Rims are usually specialized by the addition of clay fillets or rim strips arranged horizontally and most were pinched or gashed.

Geographical Range
Occurs over the entire state of Georgia into Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina, and northern Florida.
Chronological Range
Late Mississippian Lamar period.
Surface Treatment
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