The Trowbridge site (14WY1) dates from the Middle Woodland
Period based upon radiocarbon samples. The pottery sherds and stone tools are typical of
the Middle Woodland Period in Missouri.
Special thanks to the University of Kansas Museum of Anthropology for carefully curating
these artifacts, and for allowing Professor Michael Fuller to study and photograph selected
artifacts from the collection during June, 2004.
Crosshatched rimsherd from the Trowbridge Site.
Catalog no. = A74272-33.
1.0 cm rim thickness.
Jar rimsherd with double line of exterior punches.
Catalog no. = A74274-3. 7 mm. Rim thickness. [excavation unit X-2; depth = 6 to 12 inches
below the surface?]
Rimsherd with a crosshatched rim, drilled mend hole,
and rocker decorated shoulder from the Trowbridge site. Catalog no. = A74272-70.
8 mm. Rim thickness
Crosshatched rimsherd with a line of stamped decoration.
Zoned rimsherd of the style considered somewhat
typical of the Hopewell Interaction Sphere (group of contemporaneous Middle Woodland Period
sites ranging from Kansas to the East Coast). Specimen no. = #745. 1.0 cm. Thick.
[ Note: pit 7; 42 to 56 (inches beneath the surface)]
Rim and shoulder of a restored jar from the Trowbridge Site.
Catalog no. = 910 B 4. [Note: Feature 3]
Table Rock Stemmed projectile point of a style
typical of the Late Archaic Period.
Resharpened and bevelled corner notched point.
Ansell Point from the Trowbridge site.
Ansell Point from the Trowbridge Site.
Exotic chert - probably a Jasper.
Contracting Stem point similar to the Gary point type.
Heated treat chert was used to manufacture
this variant of a Synders point from the Trowbridge Site.
Mancos notched point from the Trowbridge Site.
Manker Notched point from the Trowbridge Site.
Dickson points from the Trowbridge Site.