CLOVERDALE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

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Notched arrowpoint in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 21.9 mm, Width = 14.5 mm, Thickness = 3.3 mm and weight = 0.9 grams

Notched arrowpoint in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 30.5 mm, Width = 13.7 mm, Thickness = 3.2 mm and weight = 1.0 grams

Notched arrowpoint in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 21.7 mm, Width = 12.5 mm, Thickness = 2.8 mm and weight = 0.7 grams

Notched arrowpoint in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 16.4 mm, Width = 12.0 mm, Thickness = 2.9 mm and weight = 0.3 grams

Triangular arrowpoint in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 48.5 mm, Width = 18.6 mm, Thickness = 5.2 mm and weight = 3.2 grams

Notched arrowpoint collected in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 19.3 mm, Width = 11.5 mm, Thickness = 2.6 mm and weight = 0.4 grams

Notched arrowpoint in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 19.3 mm, Width = 11.7 mm, Thickness = 2.6 mm and weight = 0.6 grams

Notched arrowpoint in a private collection from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 28.8 mm, Width = 15.3 mm, Thickness = 5.5 mm and weight = 1.6 grams

Private collection from the Cloverdale Site. This framed collection was not opened.

Private collection from the Cloverdale Site. These are the artifacts that were individually measured and photographed.

Triangular arrowpoint collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 28.8 mm, Width = 15.3 mm, Thickness = 5.5mm and weight = 1.6 grams

Triangular arrowpoint collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 44.6 mm, Width = 17.2 mm, Thickness = 5.8 mm and weight = 4.3 grams

Triangular arrowpoint collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 27.9 mm, Width = 15.0 mm, Thickness = 4.4 mm and weight = 1.5 grams

End scraper on a long blade collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 69.4 mm, Width = 24.8 mm, Thickness = 8.7 mm and weight = 12.8 grams

End scraper collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 34.5 mm, Width = 20.2 mm, Thickness = 9.1 mm and weight = 6.6 grams

End scraper collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. [photo cropping problem on left side, sorry] Length = 33.2 mm, Width = 19.3 mm, Thickness = 10.2 mm and weight = 6.4 grams

End scraper collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 29.8 mm, Width = 18.2 mm, Thickness = 7.0 mm and weight = 3.9 grams

Scraper collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 39.1 mm, Width = 36.4 mm, Thickness = 14.7 mm and weight = 20.8 grams

Sandstone abrader collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 77.5 mm, Width = 58.1 mm, Thickness = 10.8 mm and weight = 57.3 grams

Flat piece of shaped and polished redstone collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Not true pipestone, but a redstone prized because it was "like" pipestone. Length = 77.5 mm, Width = 58.1 mm, Thickness = 10.8 mm and weight = 57.3 grams

Faceted piece of shaped and polished redstone collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Not true pipestone, but a redstone prized because it was "like" pipestone. Length = 77.5 mm, Width = 58.1 mm, Thickness = 10.8 mm and weight = 57.3 grams

Quartzite pebble used as a hammerstone - collected by J. Mett Shippee from the Cloverdale Site. Length = 77.7 mm, Width = 72.3 mm, Thickness = 29.2 mm and weight = over 200 grams.

Cahokia Points in the Fisher collection from the Cloverdale Site. This point type date at least to AD 1050 to 1100 when they appear in the Lohmann Phase the site of Cahokia along the Mississippi River, just east of St. Louis.



1. Cahokia point, Length = 2.3 cm, Width = 1.3 cm, Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 1.0 grams.







2. Cahokia point, Length = 1.8 cm, Width = 1.3 cm, Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.8 grams.




3. Cahokia point, Length = 2.1 cm, Width = 1.0 cm, Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.7 grams.


4. Cahokia point, Length = 1.9cm, Width = 1.4 cm, Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 1.0 grams.

5. Cahokia point, Length = 1.8 cm, Width = 1.1 cm, Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.6 grams.


6. Cahokia point, Length = 3.0 cm, Width = 1.3 cm, Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 1.1 grams.


7. Cahokia point, Length = 3.0 cm, Width = 1.5 cm, Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 1.1 grams.


8. Resharpened Cahokia point, Length = 1.8 cm, Width = 1.3 cm, Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 0.8 grams.


9. Cahokia point, Length = 2.6 cm, Width = 1.5 cm, Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 1.5 grams.


10. Cahokia point, Length = 2.1 cm, Width = 1.4 Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.6 grams.

11. Resharpened Cahokia point, Length = 1.8 cm, Width = 1.3 Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.6 grams.

1. Reed point, Length = 1.9 cm, Width = 1.1 cm. Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.7 grams.


2. Reed point, Length = 2.5 cm, Width = 1.1 cm. Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 1.3 grams.


3. Reed point, Length = 2.1 cm, Width = 1.2 cm. Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.8 grams.

4. Reed point, Length = 2.1 cm, Width = 1.0 cm. Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.6 grams.


1. Madison point, Length = 3.1 cm, Width = 1.7 cm. Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 1.7 grams.


2. Madison point, Length = 2.1 cm, Width = 1.4 cm. Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 1.5 grams.




3. Madison point, Length = 2.2 cm, Width = 1.1 cm. Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 1.0 grams.



4. Madison point, Length = 1.8 cm, Width = 1.2 cm. Thickness = 0.3 cm, Weight = 0.9 grams.


5. Madison point, Length = 3.7 cm, Width = 1.9 cm. Thickness = 0.5 cm.


6. Madison point, Length = 2.1 cm, Width = 1.3 cm. Thickness = 0.3 cm.


7. Madison point, Length = 3.2 cm, Width = 1.6 cm. Thickness = 0.4 cm.


1. Serrated Scallorn point, Length = 2.9 cm, Width = 1.2 cm. Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 1.2 grams.


2. Scallorn point, Length = 2.1 cm, Width = 1.0 cm. Thickness = 0.5 cm, Weight = 0.9 grams.

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3. Scallorn point, Length = 2.7 cm, Width = 1.4 cm. Thickness = 0.4 cm, Weight = 1.5 grams.


Nodena point, Length = 3.6 cm, Width = 1.1 cm. Thickness = 0.6 cm, Weight = 2.4 grams.



1. Scaper, Length = 5.8 cm, Width = 2.2 cm. Thickness = 0.8 cm, Weight = 8.6 grams.

2. Scaper, Length = 4.5 cm, Width = 2.2 cm. Thickness = 0.8 cm, Weight = 7.8 grams.

3. Scaper, Length = 4.2 cm, Width = 2.1 cm. Thickness = 1.1 cm, Weight = 9.7 grams.


4. Scaper, Length = 3.9 cm, Width = 2.8 cm. Thickness = 0.8 cm, Weight = 10.4 grams


5. Scaper, Length = 3.0 cm, Width = 1.6 cm. Thickness = 0.9 cm, Weight = 4.8 grams.



6. Scaper, Length = 3.7 cm, Width = 2.0 cm. Thickness = 0.8 cm, Weight = 6.3 grams.