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3 Neighbors Arizona Site Steward File (2003)

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DOCUMENT E.A. Wood. Audrey Stevens. Judy Rounds. J.G. Wood. Scott Wood.

[tDAR id: 399651] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Three Neighbors site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of Classic Period Hohokam residential compounds, petroglyphs, slag hornos, and artifact scatter. The file consists of four heritage inventory forms, multiple hand drawn site maps, four maps of the site location, an archaeological survey report form for isolated finds, a page of artifact sketches, and a black and white petroglyph photograph. The file contains two...


AR-03-12-04-428 Arizona Site Steward File (1990)

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DOCUMENT Scott Wood. Elaine Zamora.

[tDAR id: 400842] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for AR-03-12-04-428, comprised of petroglyphs and a small number of artifacts, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form, two maps of the site location, a page of petroglyph sketches, a site map, and an unlabeled page of site data. The earliest dated document is from 1980.


Archaeological Monitoring and Surface Collection at Two Sites in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Gila County, Arizona (1991)

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DOCUMENT JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Kim Adams. Walter Punzmann. Barbara S. Macnider.

[tDAR id: 399305] Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) monitored blading and trenching activities in the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. The monitoring, which included surface artifact collection, was conducted to mitigate the impacts to cultural resources by the construction of a parking lot and the installation of underground utility lines. The work was completed under archaeological permit 91-18 issued by the Arizona state Museum. This survey identified a moderately dense lithic scatter in the...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1973)

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DOCUMENT Mark Grady.

[tDAR id: 191011] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources survey of the Salt-Gila (Fannin-McFarland) Aqueduct as part of its environmental assessment of the impacts of the proposed Central Arizona Project. Twenty-two archaeological sites and two major areas of cultural activity were identified during the survey. Of these sites, 19 were recommended for further investigation and 5 were suggested for clearance (not eligible for the NRHP). The...


Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)

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DOCUMENT SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

[tDAR id: 54125] During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...


The Archaeology of Alamo Lake, Arizona: A Cultural Resources Sample Survey (1988)

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DOCUMENT David A. Gregory.

[tDAR id: 401042] During July and August of 1987, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2400, acres, located in and around Alamo Dam and Reservoir and within the property administered by the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the survey.,44 archaeological sites and eight isolated, non-site occurrences of cultural materials were discovered and recorded. Other environmental data relevant to the interpretation of cultural resources within the study area...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)

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DOCUMENT Pat H. Stein.

[tDAR id: 53594] In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


AZ AA:3:156 (ASM) Arizona Site Steward File (1986)

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DOCUMENT John Welch. John H. Madsen.

[tDAR id: 399689] This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the AZ AA:3:156 (ASM) site, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of depressions, a pit house (alternatively described as a room block in various documents), artifact scatter, trash deposits, and a burial ground. The file consists of a Arizona State Museum archaeological survey form and five maps of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1986.


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)

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DOCUMENT Gregory R. Seymour. Mark C. Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

[tDAR id: 77221] This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...


Canoa Ranch Arizona Site Steward File (2004)

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DOCUMENT Ann Marie Wolf. E. Huber. M. C. Thurtle. R. P. Jones.

[tDAR id: 401015] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Canoa Ranch group of 11 archaeological sites located on Pima County land. The sites are comprised of habitation areas; agricultural features, including rock alignments to mark fields and control water flow; and lithic and sherd scatter. One historic surveyor's cairn is found within the area. The file consists of an Arizona Site Steward Program OPS form and 11 Arizona State Museum archaeological site cards.


The Central Arizona Project Historic Preservation Program: Conserving the Past While Building for the Future (1986)

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DOCUMENT Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region.

[tDAR id: 56513] On July 15, 1983, the chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) ratified a programmatic memorandum of agreement among the Arizona and New Mexico State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), the Bureau of Reclamation, and the ACHP. The subject of that agreement was the construction of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) and its impact upon historic properties. That agreement was negotiated in compliance with Section 2(b) of Executive Order 11593, "Protection and Enhancement...


Costly Signaling, Cost Masking, and the Classic-Postclassic Transition: Slipped Ceramics and other Media in the Context of the Petén Lakes Region, Guatemala. (2016)

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DOCUMENT Kevin Schwarz.

[tDAR id: 404142] Costly signaling theory indicates that highly visible acts of public generosity and display, which exact costs not easily recouped, however, can provide social benefits to those engaged in such acts. Such signaling is associated with the strength or fitness of the provider. Analyzing slipped and fineware ceramics in display contexts, and obsidian use and architecture, this presentation explores how Maya elites and rural sub-elites engaged in costly signaling and modified their actions by cost...


Cultural Resources Survey of a Portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, and a Proposed Alignment for a New Access Road in Yavapai County, Arizona (1991)

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DOCUMENT M. Zyniecki. Thomas N. Motsinger.

[tDAR id: 399336] An archaeological survey of a portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona, was completed for the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona State Parks by SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, under contract to Entranco Engineers, Inc., in July 1990. The project was undertaken for a proposed new access road to the park and a bridge across the Verde River as well as for proposed improvements within the park. Sites AZ N:4:18 (ASM) and AZ N:4:31 (ASM) had been formally...


Dainzú-Macuilxóchitl Archaeological Project

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PROJECT Ronald Faulseit.

[tDAR id: 402133] This archive contains all of the data derived from field research at the site of Dainzú-Macuilxóchitl in the Oaxaca Valley of Mexico. This is a multi-year project consisting of intensive survey and mapping, as well as comprehensive excavations. The mapping and survey are designed to provide a detailed topographic map of the site and provide a basic temporal and spatial settlement description. Intensive excavations are focused on residential areas. This project has been financially supported...


Data Recovery at Four Sites in Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1996)

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DOCUMENT Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Barbara S. MacNider. Mac McDonnell. Jerryll Moreno. John Rapp. Teresa L. Hoffman. Edited by: Teresa L. Hoffman.

[tDAR id: 399339] A data recovery program was completed at four archaeological sites (AZ N:4:37 [NA 25,511], N:4:65 [NA 25,512], N:4:66 [NA 25,513], and N:4:68(ASM) [NA 25,514]) by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) for the Phase 3 Roadway Improvement Project (North Campground Facilities) at Dead Horse Ranch State Park (Park) (Figure 1.1). This program represents the last of a series of mitigation actions conducted for an undertaking sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and...


Davenport Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1988)

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DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

[tDAR id: 399653] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Davenport Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Prehistoric limestone pueblo with more than 100 rooms, as well as artifact scatter, a roasting pit, and burial sites. The file consists of a Central Arizona Water Control Study site description, Tonto National Forest site inspection, two site maps, an Arizona State University site survey form, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from...


Developing Perspectives on Tonto Basin Prehistory (1992)

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DOCUMENT Edited by: Charles L. Redman. Glen E. Rice. Kathryn E. Pedrick.

[tDAR id: 405881] This monograph is a collection of papers presented at the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans. These papers present preliminary results after two years of work on the eight year mitigation program investigating Salado Platform Mound Villages in the Tonto Basin, Arizona. Each paper constitutes an individual chapter. They include: 1. Introduction 2. Pursuing Southwestern Social Complexity in the 1990s 3. Modeling the Development of Complexity in the...


Discovery Site Arizona Site Steward File (1986)

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DOCUMENT Jane Kolber. John L. Kurdek.

[tDAR id: 400950] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Discovery Site, comprised of petroglyphs and artifact scatter, located on State Trust land. The file consists of an Arizona State Museum archaeological survey form; a hand drawn site map; a list of petroglyph design elements; and an archaeological survey card from The Amerind Foundation, Inc. The earliest dated document is from 1986.


Dos Cerros Arizona Site Steward File (2004)

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DOCUMENT J. Whatley. T. Bone. C. Lovely. M Taylor. Nadia Arambula. D. Ericson. J. Beckley. Jennifer Burke. Scott Wood.

[tDAR id: 399655] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Dos Cerros site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of up to six room blocks, retaining walls, and artifact scatter; and was likely inhabited during the Hohokam Classic Period. The file consists of three heritage inventory forms with hand drawn site maps, as well as a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 2004.


Dugan Ranch Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (2000)

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DOCUMENT A.B. Young. C. Stephens. J. S. Carey. J. S. Wood.

[tDAR id: 399657] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Dugan Ranch Site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Classic Period Hohokam compound or caserón with 43 rooms, as well as roasting pits, field houses, checkdams, terraces, artifact scatter, and burials. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, site map, two pages of field notes, an Arizona State University Site Survey Form, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1968.


Euler Sites A & B Arizona Site Steward File (1996)

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DOCUMENT Connie L. Stone.

[tDAR id: 399461] This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Euler Sites A & B, comprised of a Hohokam masonry pueblo and both lithic and sherd scatter, which is located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form, two maps showing the site location, two site survey forms with hand drawn site maps, cultural resource site record forms with sherd illustrations and a hand drawn site map, and three pages of color photographs. The earliest dated document is from 1978.


Faunal Analysis Report for Terrace S25 (2015)

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DOCUMENT Ronald Faulseit.

[tDAR id: 402334] This is the report by Dr. Heather Lapham of the analysis of the faunal materials recovered during the 2015 excavations of Terrace S25 on Cerro Danush.


Feature Excavation Forms, Terrace S25, Cerro Danush (2015)

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DOCUMENT Ronald Faulseit.

[tDAR id: 406198] Excavation forms for features excavated on Terrace S25


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)

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DOCUMENT Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King. Edited by: Margerie Green.

[tDAR id: 191049] This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...


Hinterland Households: Rural Agrarian Household Diversity in Northwest Honduras (2002)

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DOCUMENT John Douglass.

[tDAR id: 426138] "This book is in the great tradition of settlement pattern surveys . . . and is fused with the recent development of household archaeology. . . .Those who read it will find that it has great methodological significance, not just for the Maya area but also for other areas of the world as well. It is an important book." —Dean E. Arnold, Wheaton College The rural sector of agrarian societies has historically been viewed as composed of undifferentiated households primarily interested in...

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