Neathery Batsell Fuller prepared these drawings of the pottery vessels and chert agricultural tool from the Davis site. The editor of the Missouri Archaeology Quarterly deleted them from the article on the Squirrel Pipe.

Also new images scanned and added during August of 2005 and July of 2013





Mr. and Mrs. Davis photographed at St. Louis Community College by Mr. Len Krosen, college photographer. All artifact images were taken at the college by Mr. Krosen using ektrachrome slide film and converted into digital images by Professor Michael Fuller.




Large image of the pipe.




Cahokia arrowpoint dating from same time period as the pipe, ca. AD 1100 to 1200.




Cahokia arrowpoint dating from same time period as the pipe, ca. AD 1100 to 1200.




Reed arrowpoint dating from same time period as the pipe, ca. AD 1100 to 1200.




Resharpened Scallorn arrowpoint dating from same time period as the pipe, ca. AD 1100 to 1200.




Scallorn arrowpoint dating from same time period as the pipe, ca. AD 1100 to 1200.




Corner-notched points similar to Steuben points dating ca. AD 300 to 500.




Corner-notched points similar to Steuben points dating ca. AD 300 to 500.




Late Archaic projectile points dating ca. 3000 to 1000 BC.




Late Archaic groundstone axe dating ca. 3000 to 1000 BC.




Students from STLCC hand excavated a series of 1 x 1 meter test pits along the fenceline of the Davis site with the landowner's permission. They were able to confirm the presence of chert waste flakes in the plowzone and immediately beneath the plowzone.




Students from STLCC hand excavated a series of 1 x 1 meter test pits along the fenceline of the Davis site with the landowner's permission. They were able to confirm the presence of chert waste flakes in the plowzone and immediately beneath the plowzone.




Davis Site pottery beaker of the Tippetts Bean Pot style. Shell tempered with light gray (5Y7/2) exterior. Rim diameter is 14.7 cm., rim thickness is 8 mm., vessel volume is 1,900 ml. and estimated complete weight would be 500 grams.




Davis Site pottery cookpot of the Mississippi Plain variety. Shell tempered with dark grayish brown (10YR4/2) interior and exterior. Rim diameter is 12.5 cm., rim thickness is 8 mm., vessel volume is 1,480 ml. and estimated complete weight would be 630 grams.




Davis Site pottery cookpot of the Mississippi Plain variety. Shell tempered with brown (10YR5/3) exterior. Rim diameter is 12.6 cm., rim thickness is 6 mm., vessel volume is 1,420 ml. and weight is 415 grams.




Davis Site simple jar of the Mississippi Plain variety. Shell tempered with brown (10YR5/3) exterior. Rim diameter is 12.6 cm., rim thickness is 6 mm., vessel volume is 1,420 ml. and weight is 415 grams.




Davis Site Mississippian Spade made out of Crescent Chert. Length = 28.5 cm., length = 12 cm., and thickness = 2.7 cm. Primary color is very pale brown (10YR8/3).


Cahoka point. Length = 20.2 mm, width = 16.5 mm, thickness = 3.9 mm, weight = 1.0 grams and color = 5YR8/2 pinkish white.

Serrated (one side) Cahokia point. Length = 21.2 mm, width = 13.0 mm, thickness = 3.6 mm, weight = 0.9 grams and color = 10YR8/3.

Reed point. Length = 28.5 mm, width = 11.8 mm, thickness = 2.9 mm, weight = 0.85 grams and color = 10YR8/1 white.

Reed point. Length = 22.9 mm, width = 11.8 mm, thickness = 2.7 mm, weight = 0.4 mm, weight = 0.4 grams, and color = 10YR8/2 white.

Reed point with serrated edges. Length = 40.1 mm, width = 14.8 mm, thickness = 4.8 mm, weight = 1.6 grams, and color = 10YR3/1 very dark gray.

Scallorn point (resharpened). Length = 14.9 mm, width = 8.3 mm, thickness = 3.0 mm, weight = 0.4 grams and color = 5YR8/2 Pinkish White.

Scallorn point. Length = 29.5 mm, width = 12.7 mm, thickness = 3.4 mm, weight = 1.2 grams, color = 5YR8/2 Pinkish White.

Madison point. Length = 25.0 mm, width = 11.5 mm, thickness = 4.5 mm, and color = 10YR8/1 white. Weight not recorded.

Smith point. Length = 68 mm, width = 57 mm, thickness = 9 mm, and color = 10YR8/1 white. Weight not recorded.
This point type does not associate with the small projectile points, pottery or fire clay pipes found at the Davis Site, but belong to an earlier phase of occupation at the site.
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