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Kelvin Complicated Stamped


The Kelvin series was defined by Fred Cook for late Swift Creek Complicated Stamped ceramics on the central to lower Georgia Coast. He considered this material sufficiently unique to give it a separate series designation. The material was named after the Kelvin Grove subdivision site on St. Simons Island.

Sorting Criteria

Complicated stamping on fine sand or clay/sherd-tempered pottery. Small un-fused rim folds. Stamping is poorly executed and over-stamped. The interiors are poorly smoothed.

Geographical Range
Central to lower Georgia coastal region.
Chronological Range
Late Middle to Late Woodland.
Surface Treatment