Ehlmann Site, 23SC76
The Ehlmann Site in St. Charles County was occupied during the Middle Archaic, late Archaic anad
Middle Woodlanad Periods.
A sample of artifacts was donated by George Dick to the are Museum of Anthropology at the
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. George Dick had devised his own site number system; the Archaeological Survey of Missouri
number for the Ehlmann Site is 23SC76.
Rimsherd. Thickness = 10.6 mm and weight = 41.2 grams.
Zoned pottery sherd. Thickness = 6.4 and weight = 5.0 grams. Scale in centimeters.
Bodysherd with stamped decoration. Thickness = 11.0 mm and weight = 18.5 grams. Scale in centimeters.
Bodysherd with dentate stamping. Thickness = 8.3 mm and weight = 19.7 grams. Scale in centimeters.
Rimsherd with cross-hatched decoration. Thickness = 7.3 mm and weight = 9.4 grams.
Rimsherd with dentate stamping and bunch-and-boss decoration.
Thickness = 6.8 mm and weight = 17.2 grams.
Bodysherd with cross-hatching and rocker decoration. Thickness = 9.0 mm and weight = 43.9 grams.
Bodysherd decorated with nail impressions. Thickness = 7.9 mm and weight = 28.7 grams.
Thanks to Karen O'Brien (Collections Manager, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan)
and John Speth (Curator, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan) for permission to study artifacts from Missouri in
the Museum of Anthropology at the University of Michigan.
Special thanks to the late Dr. Leonard Blake (Washington University in St. Louis) for teaching me about
St. Louis sites excavated by amateurs in the 1940s and 1950s. Many smiles to Ettus Hiatt for her help with text and content editing.
Webpage created 13 July 2009