Kuhs Mounds (23SL639) Pottery


Rimsherd to a Kane Cordmarked bowl from Test Pit 5, Level 2 (10 to 20 cm below the surface). The slanting cordmark pattern and straight stance of the rim is similar to specimens (Figure 15d-g) from the Kane Village site on the bluffs in Madison County, Illinois.



Corkmarked bodysherd from Test Pit 1, Level 1 (0 to 10 cm below the surface).

Bodysherd (with leached shell temper) from Test Pit 1, Level 2 (10 to 20 cm. below the surface).

Bodysherd (with grit temper of Madison County shale) from Test Pit 1, Level 2 (10 to 20 cm. below the surface).

Cordmarked bodysherd from Test Pit 3, Level 2 (10 to 20 cm below the surface).

Cordmarked bodysherd from Test Pit 5, Level 3 (20 to 30 cm below the surface). Thickness = 4.9 mm (interior surface eroded) and weight = 4.5 grams. Grit and grog tempered.


Cordmarked bodysherd from Test Pit 5, Level 2 (10 to 20 cm below the surface). Thickness = 3.1 mm and weight = 4.4 grams. Fine grit temper.



Cordmarked bodysherd from Test Pit 4, Level 2 (10 to 20 cm below the surface). Thickness = 5.6 mm and weight = 3.2 grams. Grit tempered.

Baked daub from Test Pit 1, Level 3 (20 to 30 cm below the surface). The presence of daub in all test units indicates that houses were constructed at the site.

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