Robert Wauchope believed, as with Etowah Cord Marked, that this type is a unintentional decoration He believed that the pots received these impressions while being hung in nets to dry before firing. The evidence that he gave him is that some of the cord marked vessels were over smeared with clay apparently to hide the cord impressions, and that cord impressions are found over other Etowah designs.
This type was originally defined by Gordon Willey in 1949. Named after the Mound Field site, 8Wa8, in Wakulla, County, Florida
Named after St. Catherines Island. Originally recognized by Joseph Caldwell in the late 1960s.
Named after Wilmington Island on the northern Georgia Coast by Joseph Caldwell.