23BY388- Jakie Shelter

The Jakie Shelter is an important rockshelter in the White River drainage. The site was submerged as a result of the construction of Table Rock lake. The stone tools from the site belong to the technological traditions that are described as Archaic and Woodland.

....Click here to see digital images of the stone tools ....Click here to see digital images of Jakie Shelter during excavation

Uncalibrated radiocarbon dates for the site include 5120 BC +/- 450 (M-697) and 4330 BC +/- 400 (M-698).


Chapman, Carl H.
1980 The Archaeology of Missouri, II. University of Missouri Press, Columbia.

Marshall, Richard A. and Carl H. Chapman
1960 Cultural Materials from Jaie Shelter, 23BY388. Archaeological Investigation in the Table Rock Reservoir Area, Missouri. National Park Service Midwest Research Center, Lincoln, Nebraska.


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