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Galt Complicated Stamped


This type was named by Joseph Caldwell for material from the Allatoona Reservoir. Named after old Galt's Ferry over the Etowah River in Cherokee County.

Sorting Criteria

Complicated stamped pottery found with Galt Check Stamped. The paste of the Galt series is gray to black in color, as opposed to the tan to brown paste of other check stamped pottery. Designs and executions of the Galt period are sloppy.

Geographical Range
This type is from northwestern Georgia, specifically in and around the Allatoona Reservoir
Chronological Range
Historic Cherokee pottery of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Surface Treatment
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