23PH234 - Hart Site amateur Finds

Ralph Roberts with a selection of the artifacts from the amateur excavation at 23PH234.


A selection of the artifacts from the amateur excavation at 23PH234. Upper left corner is a fist size piece of hematite. An adze made from and Ordovician chert is in the center of the second row.

Two chert cores and Late Woodland Pottery sherds from Horizon 1 at 23PH234.



Projectile Points (some undoubtedly knives) and arrowpoints from Horizon 1 at 23PH234.



Projectile Points (some undoubtedly knives), chert blades and a piece of hematite from Horizon 3 at 23PH234.



Woodland Period artifacts illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 2).



Archaic Period artifacts illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 3).



Late Archaic Period artifacts illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 4).



Late Archaic Period artifacts illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 5).



Middle and Late Woodland Period artifacts illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 6).



Woodland Period artifacts illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 7).



Biface tools and preforms illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 8).



Late Archaic large stemmed knife found near 23PH234, illustrated by Roberts (1978:Figure 9).


Meramec Plain and Meramec Cordmarked sherds

Scallorn points found in Horizon 1 (Late Woodland Period).

Rice Side-Notched points dated to the Late Woodland Period.


Fist size piece of hematite from Horizon 1 at 23PH234




Bifacial knives from Horizons 1, 2, and 3 at 23PH234.

Afton points from Horizon 2 (Late Archaic Period) and side-notched points (Middle Archaic Period) at the Hart Site.

Adze from the amateur excavations at the Hart Site. Probably from the Late Archaic horizon 2.

Complete adze (woodworking tool) manufactured from opalescent oolitic chert with a bit edge angle of 55 degrees. Approximately 12 cm. in length.

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