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44KG0003_F.18_shell-tempered_cord-decorate.jpg
Shell tempered ceramics were commonly produced in the Middle and Late Woodland periods across the Coastal Plain. This cord-decorated sherd was found at a site in King George County. Temper is the material mixed into the clay in order to add…

44HA0065_John_Wells_small_pot_general.jpg
This small ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was impressed with coarse fabric, basketry, or a mat on the outside surface for decoration. Ceramic impressions allow archaeologists to study…

44HA0065_John_Wells_small_vessel_loopednet_general.jpg
This partial ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. The exterior surface was impressed with fabric and notched with a fingernail along the rim for decoration. Ceramic impressions allow…

44HA0065_John_Wells_loopednet_vessel_general.jpg
This partial ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was impressed with fabric and notched with a fingernail around the rim for decoration. Ceramic impressions allow archaeologists to study…

44HA0065_John_Wells_vessel_looped-net_general.jpg
This reassembled ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was impressed with a unique, plaited or braided fabric and was notched with a fingertip along the rim. Ceramic impressions allow…

44HA0065_John_Wells_small_vessel_net_general.jpg
This small ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was impressed with a coarse net and notched along the rim for decoration. Ceramic impressions allow archaeologists to study Virginia Indian…

44HA0065_John_Wells_partial_vessel_looped_net_general.jpg
This partial ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was impressed with a fine net and notched with a fingernail along the rim for decoration. Some of the surface treatment was scraped away…

44HA0065_John_Wells_large_partial_loopednet_vessel_cachpit.jpg
This reassembled ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was decorated by impressing fabric onto the surface of the wet clay and using a fingernail to make notches along the lip. Ceramic…

44HA0065_John_Wells_large_looped_net_vessel_cachpit.jpg
This ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was decorated by impressing fabric onto the surface of the wet clay and using a fingernail to make notches along the lip. Ceramic impressions allow…

44HA0065_John_Wells_large_partial_looped_net_vessel_cachpit.jpg
This large reassembled ceramic vessel was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It was decorated by impressing fabric onto the surface of the wet clay and using a fingernail to make notches along the lip. Ceramic…
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