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The Archaeology of Kennewick Man

PROJECT [ID: 6325] Francis McManamon. Corps of Engineers. Department of the Interior.

This project includes background information, detailed reports of investigations, summaries, and other documents related to the Kennewick Man. Kennewick Man, also called "the Ancient One" by some, is an ancient individual represented by his nearly complete skeletal remains. The remains were discovered in 1996 under the waters of Lake Wallula, a reservoir in the Columbia River, near Kennewick, Washington. Controversy concerning the study and treatment of the remains was not resolved until a...


Final Report: Prehistoric Settlement Along the Lower Zuni River - 1987 Season (1987)

DOCUMENT [ID: 2896] Keith Kintigh.

This report provides a substantive and administrative summary of the results of an intensive archaeological survey of about 8 square kilometers along the Zuni River in east-central Arizona about 25 miles north-northeast of St. Johns. The survey was directed by Keith W. Kintigh of the Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University. This survey has been funded with the assistance of a matching grant-in-aid from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, under provisions of the...


An Introducton and Index to Documents and Reports about the Kennewick Man (2013)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6326] Francis McManamon.

This document provides an overview, introduction, and listing of the various reports and related documents regarding the Kennewick Man remains.


Letter from Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt to Secretary of the Army Louis Caldera Regarding Disposition of the Kennewick Human Remains (2000)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6357] Bruce Babbitt.

This letter describes the Department of Interior's (DOI) final determination and resolution of the issues delegated to DOI by the Department of the Army (DOA) in a March 1998 interagency agreement. In this agreement, DOI agreed to make the following two determinations related to the set of human skeletal remains recovered on July 26, 1996, from Columbia Park, land controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), near the city of Kennewick, Benton County, Washington: 1) whether these human...


The Lower Verde Archaeological Project

PROJECT [ID: 5831] Jeffrey A. Homburg. Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey H. Altschul. Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Steven D. Shelley. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) was a four-year data recovery project conducted by Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI) in the lower Verde River region of central Arizona. The project was designed to mitigate any adverse effects to cultural resources from modifications to Horseshoe and Bartlett Dams. The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Project’s Office sponsored the research program in compliance with historic preservation legislation. The LVAP’s...


Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project (OBAP)

PROJECT [ID: 262] Keith Kintigh. Arizona State University (ASU). Arizona State Parks.

A survey and excavation project directed by Keith Kintigh and executed from 1983 through 1994. Approximate 58km2 were surveyed and 560 sites were recorded. Substantial excavations were undertaken at the Hinkson Site great house complex and Jaralosa Pueblo. Test excavations were completed at H-Spear, a Chacoan Great House located by the project and Ojo Bonito Pueblo. The project took place on the ranch of Mrs. Everett (Mabel) Hinkson (deceased). Most of the project work was done as a part of...


Report on the Skeltal Taphonomy, Dating, and DNA Testing Results of the Kennewick Human Remains from Columbia Park, Kennewick, Washington [September 2000] (2000)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6749] Francis McManamon. Jason Roberts. Brooke Blades. David Smith. R. E. Taylor. Frederica Kaestle. D. Andrew Merriwether. Graciela Cabana. Ripan Malhi. Jason Eshleman. Philip Walker. Clark Larsen. Joseph Powell. Edited by: Francis McManamon.

The descriptive and analytical reports of the expert team that investigated the Kennewick remains in April, 2000, and the subsequent DNA analyses that were performed between May and September, 2000. NOTE: The Taphonomy report and Chapter 5 of the complete Report and the combined PDF ("whole document") contain small images of human bone from the Kennewick skeltal remains and may not considered inappropriate for viewing by some.


Reports on the Cultural Affiliation of the Kennewick Man (2000)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6733] Francis McManamon. Jason Roberts. Brooke Blades. Kenneth Ames. Daniel L. Boxberger. Eugene S. Hunn. Steven Hackenberger.

This report details four studies by experts in anthropological, archeological, cultural, and historical topics relevant to the determination of whether the Kennewick man remains could be culturally affiliated under the terms of NAGPRA.


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 14: Prehistoric Settlement and Demography in the Lower Verde Region (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5926] Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Edited by: Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey H. Altschul.

In Chapter 14, Ciolek-Torello presents one of the first full syntheses of indigenous settlement and demographic patterns in the Verde Valley, without reference to interaction in the Hohokam core area. He begins with a summary of prehistoric settlement patterns from pre-ceramic periods through the Late Classic period across the entire Transition Zone of central Arizona. He then characterizes settlement systems in the lower Verde Valley through time and describes the archaeological sites and...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America