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McKee Island Incised


Named after an island flooded under the waters of the Guntersville Reservoir in northeastern Alabama. Named by Marion Heimlich.

Sorting Criteria

 Incised and often punctated designs on shell-tempered pottery. Designs include two to four-line guilloche, two-line interlocking scrolls, parallel straight lines alternating with concentric or half circles, and opppsed parallel lines. Known vessel forms are bowls and jars with incurving rims.

Geographical Range
Northeastern Alabama. It is uncertain if this type is found in Georgia
Chronological Range
Surface Treatment