Paste/Temper: Connestee Ware temper is a very fine to medium-sized rounded sand composing 15 to 30 percent of the paste.
Surface Treatment: Surface treatments include simple stamped, cord, brushed, check stamped, and plain. Simple stamped grooves averaged 2.6 mm wide. The cord impressions are normally a two ply narrow cord, 2 mm in diameter. Brushed marks range from .2 to 1.5 mm. The overall impression of surface treatment on Connestee Ware is of thin linear impressions.
Vessel Form: Connestee Ware vessels are coil constructed with paddle malleation. Conoidal jars, hemispherical bowls, and flat-based jars with tetrapodal supports are common forms.
Vessel Diameter: Conoidal jars, rim diameter, 12 to 40 cm, and bowls 9 to 30 cm.
Vessel Height: Conoidal jars height to 45 cm, bowls 10 to 20 cm
Rim Form: Lips are rounded, flattened and chamfered. Rims are most often flaring, but straight and incurved rims are present.
Base Form: Bases are conical, rounded, and flat. Flat-based jars had appliqued or modeled tetrapodal supports.
Vessel Wall Thickness: Body sherds appear thin and averaged 5.8 mm thick with a range of 3 to 10 mm. Basal thickness ranged from 3 to 11 mm with a mean of 6.9 mm.