Early Spanish potteryThe Laboratory of Archaeology at the University of Georgia is the oldest and one of the largest archaeological collections facilities in Georgia. The Laboratory is dedicated to preserving and curating archaeological collections and associated records, facilitating research for professionals and training students in archaeology, and serving the state of Georgia. The Laboratory of Archaeology is located off campus on Whitehall Road and typically accepts student interns each semester for ANTH 4261 (Museum of Natural History Internship.) Browse selections from our diverse collection in the gallery below. Items from the Collection A brownish-red piece of pottery from the Stallings Plain This pottery from Stallings Plain dates to the Late Archaic period. Three colorful pieces of Early Spanish pottery These colorful pieces of pottery date back to the Early Spanish period. Clovis Point This Clovis point is the oldest artifact in the Archaeology collection. Dalton Points Dalton points from the PaleoIndian period date back to 8500-7900 BC. Dalton points have in-curved bases and are some of the earliest in Georgia. The middle point was fire-treated to improve flaking characteristics, causing it to have a reddish hue. Etowah pottery shard Etowah Complicated Stamp (1100-1350 AD) which is found primarily in North Georgia. Irene Complicated Stamp Irene Complicated Stamp (1325-1580 AD) found on the Georgia Coast Kolomoki Complicated Stamped Kolomoki Complicated Stamped date back to the Middle Woodland period (300 BC-600 AD). Lamar Bold Incised pottery Lamar Bold Incised pottery, dated to the Mississippian period (1350-1600 AD), was well made and fired. St. Catherine's Cord marked pottery St. Catherines Cord Marked pottery was decorated using cord-marking techniques. Swift Creek Pottery Swift Creek Complicated Stamped ceramics were made using paddles with unique patterns.