Hobson Site
Basic information
Sample name: Hobson Site
Sample aka: 33Ms-2

Reference: J. L. Murphy. 1968. The Hobson Site: a Fort Ancient component near Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio. Kirtlandia 4:1-14 [ER 3178]
Country: United States
State: Ohio

Coordinate: 38° 59' N, 82° 5' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the northern bank of Storys Run at the confluence of that stream with the Ohio River, 1 1/2 miles downstream from Middleport... at an elevation of approximately 570 feet above sea level" (coordinate based on Hobson Site)
"the site represents the early Feurt Phase, and the age of the site is estimated as approximately 1100-1200 A.D."
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: ceramics, midden, settlement
Archaeology: bone tools, burials, ceramics, stone tools
Habitat comments: "Midden material averaged less than a foot in thickness"
a "complete burial", stone artifacts, worked bone, and pottery were found
structures are not discussed
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, turtles, fishes, clams, snails
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 885
Years: 1966
Sampling comments: "excavation technique, if it can be called that, consisted largely of surface collecting behind the earth-moving equipment as the machinery passed back and forth over the site"
Sample: 3486
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-06 16:04:48
Modified: 2019-09-09 12:39:44
Abundance distribution
33 species
5 singletons
total count 885
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 6.759
geometric series k: 0.8274
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7357
Shannon's H: 2.0483
Good's u: 0.9944