Western North Carolina Ceramics Typology

Swannanoa

Profiles & Forms Cord Marked Fabric Impressed Plain and Simple Stamped



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Swannanoa ceramics pictures and information from:
-Keel, Bennie, C. Cherokee Archaeology: A study of the Appalachian Summit. The University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, 1976.




Pigeon

Profiles & Forms Check Stamped



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Pigeon ceramics pictures from:
-Keel, Bennie, C. Cherokee Archaeology: A study of the Appalachian Summit. The University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, 1976.




Connestee

Profiles & Forms Brushed Cord Marked Plain Simple and Stamped



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Connestee ceramics pictures from:
-Keel, Bennie, C. Cherokee Archaeology: A study of the Appalachian Summit. The University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, 1976.




Pisgah

Pisgah Ceramics Rectilinear Stamped Curvilinear Stamped
Rim Profiles Rim Sherds Pisgah Variety



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Pisgah ceramics pictures from:
Dickens, Jr., Roy S. Cherokee Prehistory: the Pisgah Phase in the Appalachian Summit Region. The University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, 1976.




Burke

Curvilinear Complicated Rim Sherds Incised Rim
Decorated Rims Incised Burke Incised Burke



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Burke ceramics pictures from:
Moore, David. Catawba Valley Mississippian: Ceramics, Chronology, and Catawba Indians. University of Alabama Press: Tuscaloosa, 2002.

  In the Swannanoa Valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains