Pottery from the King Hill Site (23BN1)


Restored cookpot vessel with trailed (broad incisions) decoration. On display in the St. Joseph Museum and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd with trailed from level 8 (42 to 46 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness ranges from 3.7 to 5.8 mm; weight 16.9 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.270) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 8 (42 to 46 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness ranges from 7.2 to 7.3 mm; weight 9.8 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.270) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 6 (30 to 36 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness ranges from 3.7 to 6.6 mm; weight 40.7 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.268) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 6 (30 to 36 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness ranges from 4.2 to 4.8 mm; weight 6.8 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.268) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 6 (30 to 36 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness ranges from 6.0 to 6.1 mm; weight 7.5 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.268) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 6 (30 to 36 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness 4.7 mm; weight 8.0 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.268) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 5 (24 to 30 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness 4.2 to 7.0 mm; weight 14.9 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.267) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 5 (24 to 30 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness 8.0 to 8.7 mm; weight 19.6 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.267) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 10 (54 to 60 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness 4.6 to 4.9 mm; weight 10.4 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.273) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 10 (54 to 60 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness 4.2 to 6.0 mm; weight 6.9 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.273) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 10 (54 to 60 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness 5.0 to 5.8 mm; weight 12.2 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.273) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 10 (54 to 60 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Body thickness 6.4 to 6.8 mm; weight 12.8 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.273) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 7 (36 to 42 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.273) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 7 (36 to 42 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Weight = 10.8 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.269) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 7 (36 to 42 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.269) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 7 (36 to 42 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Weight = 0.9 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.269) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 7 (36 to 42 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Weight = 7.2 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.269) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 7 (36 to 42 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Weight = 4.3 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.269) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level 7 (36 to 42 inches beneath the surface) of test unit EEE. Weight = 1.7 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 0.1.15.269) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level MZ -1 of square 8. Weight = 34.0 grams. Thickness 4.8 mm. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 731 ) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level MZ 1-2 of Square 8. Weight = 9.1 grams. Thickness = 6.0 grams. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 739) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from level MZ 1-2 of square 8. Weight = 7.0 grams. Thickness = 6.3 mm. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 739) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from 72 to 78 inches beneath the surface in test square EEE, bag 329. Weight = 20.1 grams. Thickness = 5.6 mm. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 01.15.276) and used with their permission.



Decorated bodysherd from 72 to 78 inches beneath the surface in test square EEE, bag 329. Weight = 22.2 grams. Thickness = 5.7 mm. In the collection of the St. Joseph, Mo Museum (accession number 01.15.276) and used with their permission.



Decorated shoulder of a pottery vessel from the surface of the King Hill site. Recovered by Michael Fisher and donated to the St. Joseph Museum (used with their permission).

Many thanks to Sarah Elder, curator of the St. Joseph Museums, for permission to work with the collection from King Hill site. Warm thanks to Michael Fisher, President Emeritus of the Missouri Archeological Society, for discussing the site with me and encouraging my interest in the archaeology of Northwest Missouri. Special thanks to Ettus Hiatt for editorial assistance in my webpages.

Webpage constructed by Michael Fuller, 11 June 2010

Webpage updated by 2 September 2010