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Kirby Complicated Stamped


Named after a creek in Jackson Country in northeastern Alabama by Marion Heimlich based upon excavation in the Guntersville Basin on the Tennessee River.

Sorting Criteria

Complicated stamping on sand-tempered pottery. Designs include diamond-shaped outlines filled in with parallel lines as well as a variety of geometric patterns. The stamping is often obliterated by over stamping and smoothing. Total vessel form, indicated by shreds, is a jar with a slight flaring rim. Sounds like Etowah Complicated Stamped.

Geographical Range
Not reported in type description.
Chronological Range
Not reported in type description.
Surface Treatment