23BE125 - Rodgers Shelter Stratigraphy


Photograph of the deep stratigraphic profile at Rodgers Shelter. Photograph provided by R. Bruce McMillan, University of Missouri - Columbia.

Stratigraphic profile for Rodgers Shelter based upon Stanley Ahler's illustration in Prehistoric Man and His Environments: A Case Study in the Ozark Highlands (1976).

Stratigraphic profile for Rodgers Shelter photographed in 1966.


Stanley Ahler excavating a Middle Archaic hearth at Rodgers Shelter. Photograph provided by R. Bruce McMillan, University of Missouri - Columbia.


Cluster of stones covering an Archaic Period dog burial at Rodgers Shelter. Photograph provided by R. Bruce McMillan, University of Missouri - Columbia.


Stones removed to show the buried dog at Rodgers Shelter. This feature dates to approximately 5500 BC; the dog was about the size of a fox-terrier. Photograph provided by R. Bruce McMillan, University of Missouri - Columbia

Archaeologists excavating inside the dripline of the overhange during 1968.

Archaeologists working outside of the overhang of Rodgers Shelter, photographed in 1968.






Archaeological crew working during the beginning of the Rodgers Shelter testing. Photography provided by R. Bruce McMillan, University of Missouri - Columbia.

Archaeologists working outside of the overhang of Rodgers Shelter, photographed in 1972.

Profile of Rodgers Shelter as it was presented during a tour for the "Friends of the Pleistocene" meeting held during the Fall of 1975. Photograph by Michael Fuller.

Webpage constructed 10 November 2005
Webpage revised 18 April 2011