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Kelvin Plain


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

Sorting Criteria

Plain fine sand or clay/sherd-tempered pottery.

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