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Townsend Series


Townsend Series sherd cross-section paste shot from the Nassawango site 18WO23/5A.

Townsend Series mended incised rim sherds from the Wessel site 18CA21/93. Townsend Series mended incised rim sherds from the Wessel site 18CA21/94.

Townsend Series incised sherd from the Nassawango site 18WO23/5.
Sherd cross-section.
Nassawango, 18WO23 /5A
Mended incised rim sherds. 
Wessel, 18CA21/93 (left), 18CA21/94 (right).
Incised sherd.
Nassawango, 18WO23/5


Townsend Series body sherd with smoothed exterior from the Nassawango site 18WO23/5.

Townsend Series rim and body sherds from Ashcomb's Quarter and Awapantop site 18CV362/117 - Courtesy Naval District Washington, Southern Region. Townsend Series mended rim sherds from Ashcomb's Quarter and Awapantop site 18CV362/2 - Courtesy Naval District Washington, Southern Region.

Townsend Series cord-wrapped dowel impressed rim sherd from the Nassawango site 18WO23/5. Townsend Series fabric-impressed body sherd from the Nassawango site 18WO23/5.

Body sherd with smoothed exterior.
Nassawango, 18WO23/5
Rim and body sherds.
Ashcomb's Quarter
& Awapantop, 18CV362
/117 (left)
and 18CV362 /2 (right).
Courtesy Naval District Washington,
Southern Region.
Cord-wrapped dowel impressed rim
sherd on  left. Fabric-impressed 
body sherd on right.
Nassawango, 18WO23 /5

Townsend Series mended incised sherds from the Wessel site 18CA21/93.

Townsend Series fabric-impressed body sherds (1 of 2) from the Nassawango site 18WO23/5. Townsend Series fabric-impressed body sherds (2 of 2) from the Nassawango site 18WO23/5.

Townsend Series reconstructed vessel rim and neck from the Townsend site 7S-G-2, SI Cat #397710 - Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.
Incised sherd.
 Wessel, 18CA21/93
Fabric-impressed body sherds. 
 Nassawango, 18WO23 /5
Reconstructed vessel rim and neck.
* Townsend, 7S-G-2
SI Cat #397710

Townsend Series incised rim sherds from the Townsend site 7S-G-2, SI Cat #397760 - Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

Townsend Series incised and cord-wrapped dowel impressed rim sherd from the Townsend site 7S-G-2, SI Cat #397778 - Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

 

Townsend Series incised and cord-wrapped dowel impressed mended rim sherd from the Townsend site 7S-G-2, SI Cat #397780 - Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

 

Incised rim sherds.
* Townsend,  7S-G-2
SI Cat #397760
Incised and cord-wrapped dowel
impressed rim sherd.
 * Townsend, 7S-G-2
SI Cat #397778
Incised and cord-wrapped dowel impressed, reconstructed rim sherd. Close-up on right.
* Townsend, 7S-G-2
 SI Cat #397780

* SI Cat.#---  Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

 

Townsend Series Rappahannock fabric-impressed rim sherd from Mt. Calvert site 18PR6/F52.

 


Townsend Series Rappahannock fabric-impressed sherds from Ashcomb's Quarter and Awapantop site 18CV362/228 - Courtesy Naval District Washington, Southern Region.

 

Townsend Series Rappahannock fabric-impressed body sherds from Miller site 18WC68/9.

 

Rappahannock fabric-impressed  rim sherd.
Mt. Calvert, 18PR6 /F52
Rappahannock fabric-impressed sherds.
Ashcomb's Quarter & Awapantop,
18CV362
/228
Courtesy Naval District Washington,
Southern Region
Rappahannock fabric-impressed body sherds.
Miller, 18WC68/9

Townsend Series Rappahannock fabric-impressed rim sherd from Maddox Island 2, site 18SO240.   Close-up of Townsend Series Rappahannock fabric-impressed rim sherd from Maddox Island 2, site 18SO240.   Townsend Series Rappahannock fabric-impressed rim sherd paste cross-section from Maddox Island 2, site 18SO240.

Townsend Series Rappahannock incised sherd from Hallowing Point site 18CV31/43
Rappahannock fabric-impressed rim sherd.
Close-up in center and paste cross-section on right.
Maddox Island 2, 18SO240
Rappahannock Incised sherd. 
 Hallowing Point, 18CV31/43

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