Browse Items tagged "pottery" (90 total)

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…