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These shell beads were found at an Early Historic period site in Montgomery County in Southwestern Virginia. They are made from the Marginella genus of marine molluscs. Shell beads were valuable in Virginia Indian exchange systems long before the…

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This ceramic sherd was found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. It is an example of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is highly decorated with fine, incised motifs forming geometric bands…

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This ceramic sherd was found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. The vessel it came from is an example of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is elaborately decorated with fine, incised motifs…

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These ceramic sherds were found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. They are examples of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is highly decorated with fine, incised motifs forming geometric…

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These ceramic sherds were found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. They are examples of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is elaborately decorated with fine, incised motifs forming geometric…

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These ceramic sherds were found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. They are examples of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is elaborately decorated with fine, incised motifs forming geometric…

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These ceramic sherds were found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. The vessel they came from is an example of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is elaborately decorated with fine, incised…

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These ceramic sherds were found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. The vessel they came from is an example of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is elaborately decorated with fine, incised…

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These ceramic sherds were found at a Late Woodland site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. The vessel they came from is an example of Abbott Farm Ware zoned pottery, a rare type that is elaborately decorated with fine, incised…

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These ceramic sherds are intricately decorated with incised geometric designs, forming bands around the vessel. This type of pottery is called Abbott Farm ware. This ware is diagnostic of the Late Woodland period and is relatively rare in Virginia. …
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