Formative Period (Culture Keyword)

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Aboriginal Adaptations on the Colorado Plateau: A View From the Island-in-the-Sky, Canyonlands National Park, Utah (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alan J. Osborn. Jesslyn Brown. Galen Burgett. Linda Scott Cummings. Ralph J. Hartley. Susan Vetter. Jennifer Waters. Tony Zalucha.

This final report documents the results of archeological inventory, excavation, and analysis of prehistoric cultural resources within a 45-kilometer (28-mile) long corridor in the Island-in-the-Sky District of Canyonlands National Park, Utah. During three field seasons of survey, mapping, and excavation in 1983-1985, the research team recorded 32 artifact scatters, plotted 90,000 prehistoric artifacts and 250 historic items, completed 600 one-square-meter test pits, and conducted 10 block...


The Boot Hill Site (LA 32229): An Oasis in the Desert, Eddy County, New Mexico (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kenneth Brown. Marie E. Brown. Benjamin G. Bury. Peter C. Condon. Richard Doucett. Charles D. Frederick. Martha Graham. Brittney Gregory. Willi Hermann. Richard G. Holloway. Melissa K. Logan. Shawn M. Patch. Linda Perry. M. Steven Schackley. Phillip Shelley. Adriana Romero. Barbara M. Winsborough.

This document reports on the investigations of TRC Environmental, Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico, under contract with the Bureau of Land Management, Carlsbad Field Office. TRC carried out the required archaeological and geomorphologic investigations at LA 32229, Eddy County, New Mexico. Under the Bureau of Land Management’s Permian Basin Mitigation Program, TRC carried out Task Order 4 with the goal of providing a more comprehensive interpretative assessment of prehistoric use at LA 32229. Note,...


A Class III Transect Recording Unit Survey and Geophysical Prospection at the Burro Tanks Site (LA 32227), Chaves County, New Mexico (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew Bandy.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Roswell Field Office retained SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) to perform intensive surface documentation of the Burro Tanks site (LA 32227) in Chaves County, New Mexico. This project was funded through the Permian Basin Mitigation Program. It is intended as a study of this site for use in future planning action and is not associated with a particular undertaking. The project area consists of a single block survey of 476 acres in southwestern Chaves...


Cultural Ecology of the Teotihuacan Valley (1965)
DOCUMENT Citation Only William T. Sanders.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Emerging Archeological Picture; the Paleoindian, Archaic and Formative Periods. In: the People of America (1979)
DOCUMENT Citation Only T. D. Stewart.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Human Adaptations and Cultural Change in the Greater Southwest: An Overview of Archeological Resources In the Basin and Range Province (1989)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alan H. Simmons. Ann Lucy Wiener Stodder. Douglas D. Dykeman. Patricia A. Hicks.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


IDENTIFICATION OF SEEDS AND CHARCOAL AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A SAMPLE FROM THE ASH SPRINGS SITE (26LN2978), LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter Kováčik. Linda Scott Cummings.

The Ash Springs site (26LN2978) is a prehistoric village complex from the Formative Period located in the northeastern portion of Pahranagat Valley, Lincoln County, Nevada. A sediment sample from House Pit 2 (HP2) was floated and underwent preliminary sorting and identification by Dr. Jeanne Schaaf (2006). Light fractions and seventeen sets of carbonized seeds from the preliminary investigation were submitted to PaleoResearch Institute for identification. In addition, two AMS radiocarbon dates...


Informe técnico 2012 — Imágenes de Oxtotitlán y Cahuaziziqui (2012)
IMAGE Christopher von Nagy. Mary Pohl. Joseph Gamble.

Imágenes fotográficas, computacionales, y compuestas adjuntas al informe técnico Proyecto sobre la escritura temprana. Arte, cosmovisión y símbolo en la evolución de la complejidad mesoaméricana. Estudios de las cuevas de Oxtotitlán y Cahuaziziqui,Guerrero, México, Primera temporada (Enero 2012). Christopher L. von Nagy y Mary D. Pohl.


The Laguna Plata Site Revisited: Current Testing and Analysis of New and Existing Assemblages at LA 5148, Lea County, New Mexico (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kenneth Brown. Marie E. Brown. Benjamin G. Bury. Peter C. Condon. Richard Doucett. Jeffrey R. Ferguson. Charles D. Frederick. Michael D. Glascock. Martha Graham. Richard G. Holloway. David A. Hyndman. Melissa K. Logan. Linda Perry. J. Michael Quigg. M. Steven Schackley. Regge Wiseman. Adriana Romero. Barbara M. Winsborough.

This document, published by TRC Environmental, Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico under contract with the Bureau of Land Management, Carlsbad Field Office, carried out the required archaeological and geomorphologic investigations at LA 5148, Lea County, New Mexico, as well as an analysis of existing artifact collections from the same site. Under the Bureau of Land Management’s Permian Basin Mitigation Program, TRC carried out Task Order 05 with the goal of providing a more comprehensive...


MacDill Air Force Base: National Register Eligibility Recommendations for Sites 8HI50 and 8HI5656 (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text United States Air Force Air Combat Command. Philip R. Gerrell.

This report presents the results of archeological test excavations conducted at two prehistoric sites (8HI50 and 8HI5656) located within MacDill Air Force Base (AFB), Tampa, Florida. These investigations were conducted by Geo-Marine, Inc., under contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,Fort Worth District. The purpose of the investigations was to assess the eligibility of each site for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The excavation methodology involved the...


Mexico (1962)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Michael D. Coe.

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PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS FOR SAMPLES FROM SITES LA 37155, LA 37127, LA 37130, LA 37156, LA 37175, AND LA 162325, FORT BLISS MILITARY RESERVATION, NEW MEXICO (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad Yost. Linda Scott Cummings.

A total of 15 stone artifacts that included stones from rock-lined pits, plane scrapers and agave knives were submitted for protein residue analysis from several Archaic and Formative period sites located within the Fort Bliss Military Reservation. Previous to this study, burned limestone rocks were submitted to PaleoResearch for organic (FTIR) analysis from these same sites, as well as from a few other sites in the general area (Logan 2010). FTIR analysis was successful in detecting plant...


Proyecto de la escritura temprana. Arte, cosmovisión, y símbolo en la evolución de la complejidad mesoaméricana
PROJECT Christopher von Nagy. Mary Pohl.

Este proyecto de documentación del arte rupestre y muralismo medio formativo en el estado de Guerrero, México tiene el objetivo de creer una serie de imágenes de alta resolución además de imágenes compuestas y computacionales para facilitar estudios sobre la iconografía y la escritura temprana durante este período clave mesoamericano. Enfocamos en los sitios Oxtotitlán (Cerro Quiotepec), Juxtlahuaca, y Cahuaziziqui. This middle formative muralism and rock art documentation project in the...


Synthesis of Excavation Data For the Permian Basin Mitigation Program (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim Railey. John Rissetto. Matthew Bandy.

This document presents a synthesis of excavation data from the Permian Basin Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Area (Figure 1.1). This is the first task (Task 1) of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Permian Basin Mitigation Program. As specified in Request for Quotations (RFQ) L09PS00050, this task involves four subtasks: 1) compiling existing excavation data, 2) evaluating synthesis and research potential, 3) updating the BLM Carlsbad Field Office (CFO) geographic information system (GIS),...