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An Archaeological Survey of 275 Acres Southwest of Ryan and Ellsworth Roads in Queen Creek, Maricopa County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Lindly. Michael S. Foster. Deil R. Lundin.

This report presents the results of an archaeological site file search and survey of a 275-acre parcel in Queen Creek, Arizona (Figure 1). SWCA conducted this archaeological assessment at the request of Vistoso Partners prior to development of this parcel. This project was conducted in accordance with Queen Creek Town Ordinance (Sec. 4.2A10). This privately owned parcel is located in the S 1/2 of Section 9, Township 2 South, Range 7 East of the Higley 7.5' quadrangle, Maricopa County, Arizona. ...


Atari Dump Site (Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA)
PROJECT Andrew Reinhard. Joe Lewandowski. Zak Penn.

Atari, Inc. dumped ca. 800,000 video game cartridges into a specially dug cell in the Alamogordo, NM city landfill in September 1983. This action, even though it was reported in the New York Times and Alamogordo Daily News, became an urban legend stating that Atari dumped its unpopular E.T. games, rumored to be the "worst video game ever made." On April 26, 2014, the City of Alamogordo in cooperation with archaeologists and a documentary film crew, excavated the cell and recovered just over...


Atari eBay Auctions (2016)
DATASET Mark Flaa.

Alamogordo ran eBay auctions on 44 separate days between November 13, 2014, and August 4, 2015, each day’s listings consisting of 1–96 individual lots. Each of the auctioned games came with a metal City of Alamogordo property tag and ID number as well as a certificate of authenticity signed by the mayor, Susie Galea, and by Howard Scott Warshaw, Atari wunderkind developer and creator of the E.T. game. Despite the variable conditions of the artifacts, the games served (and still serve) as a...


A Cultural Resource Inventory for the Southwest Loop Freeway Project: Phases One and Two of the Inventory and Planning Study for the Southwest Loop Project (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd W. Bostwick. Glen E. Rice.

The Arizona Department of Transportation began plans in 1985 to construct a new highway (State Route 218) in the Phoenix metropolitan area which would extend around the western and southern sides of South Mountain. This is a report on the historic and prehistoric cultural resources of the area. The construction of State Route 218 will be funded by the State of Arizona, and this work has been conducted under the State Historic ...


Cultural Resource Management Report Samson Resources Company Arches Federal #1, Grand County, Utah (1982)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Bruce E. Rippeteau. M. J. Tate. B. O'Neil.

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.


A Cultural Resource Survey of Approximately 5.2 Miles of Right-of-Way and 10 Associated Wire Pulling Stations for the SRP 69 kV Subtransmission Line Reconductoring Project Near Fountain Hills, Maricopa County, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Stubing. Laurene Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III non-collection cultural resource survey of approximately 5.2 miles (mi.) of existing SRP right-of-way and 10 associated wire pulling stations for the SRP 69 kV subtransmission line reconductoring project near Fountain Hills, Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was conducted by Entranco at the request of SRP prior to the replacement of existing power poles and power transmission line within the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation (FMYN) and the Salt River...


A Cultural Resources Survey of Approximately 3 Miles for a New SRP 230-kV Transmission Line from Kortsen Road to Thornton Road for the Desert Basin Generating Station, Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jackie L. Orcholl.

SRP requested that Logan Simpson Design (LSD) conduct a Class III cultural resources survey of a new right-of-way (ROW) to determine whether any significant cultural resources will be disturbed by the construction of a 230-kV transmission line. SRP also requested that LSD evaluate portions of four previously recorded sites that are within an existing Western 115-kV transmission line ROW. The new 230-kV transmission line will replace the existing Western line as part of the current project.


A Cultural Resources Survey of Hayden Road Between McKellips Road and the Red Mountain Freeway, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey D. Owens.

On 12 May and 14 July 1995 personnel from Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI), conducted a cultural resources survey of Hayden Road between McKellips Road and the Red Mountain Freeway in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. Approximately 23 ac were surveyed for the presence of cultural resources. The project area is approximately 1.0 mi long, and a corridor 29 m (95 ft) wide was surveyed on either side of the pavement of Hayden Road. The Maricopa County Department of Transportation proposes to widen this...


A Cultural Resources Survey of the 6th Street and Myrtle Avenue Redevelopment Project, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas E. Wright.

On January 16, 1998, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2.8 acres of privately-owned land in downtown Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The project area consists of most of the city block bounded by Mill Avenue on the west, Myrtle Avenue on the east, 6th Street on the north, and 7th Street on the south. The historic Moeur House and Hatton Hall, on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Myrtle, and the Gilbert Ortega and Mill Cue...


Israel and Palestinian Territories Ceramics: Compositional and Descriptive Data (2014)
DATASET Matthew Boulanger. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

This dataset contains compositional (elemental abundance) and descriptive data for a total of 2543 ceramic and clay specimens from Israel analyzed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at LBNL between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR. Compositional data for some sherds...


Manifest of Excavated Atari Games (2014)
DATASET Joe Lewandowski.

The table contains two headers. The lower header separates the games into either “box” (a boxed cartridge) or “cart” (a loose cartridge). There is no indication of whether boxed cartridges were either blister-packed or part of a carton of six games. The upper header lists the total number of games first, and then subdivides those into games given to Lightbox Entertainment (as per their agreement with Alamogordo), games sold by the city on eBay (see the related eBay file in this tDAR collection),...


Neutron Activation Analysis of Ceramics from Israel and the Palestinian Territories
PROJECT Uploaded by: Matthew Boulanger

This project pertains to the compositional analysis of ceramic materials from Israel. These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR.


A Phase I Archeological Survey of the Flourmill Property: a 170 Acre Parcel Located on St. Stephens Church Road in Anne Arundel County, Maryland (2001)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Phillip J. Hill. Cynthia L. Pfanstiehl. Stephanie Taleff. Marco Gonzalez.

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.


Pre-Excavation Plans and Sketches, 1983 and 2014 (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joe Lewandowski.

This pre-excavation file contains the following, created/assembled by Joe Lewandowski, Tularosa Basin Historical Society: 1. 1983 color photo of the Atari deposit hand-marked in 2014 with presumed stratigraphic layers. 2. 2014 color sketch of the possible stratigraphy of the landfill cell containing the Atari deposit. 3. 1983 color photo of cement slurry being poured over the Atari deposit. 4. 1983 b/w photo of the Atari deposit. 5. 2014 satellite image from Google Earth of the Alamogordo...


Results of the 1980 and 1981 Cultural Resource Inventories and Testing of the Kemmerer Coal Company, North Block Permit Area. Volume II - Prehistory. Prepared As: Appendix D-3a for the Kemmerer Coal Company North Block Permit Application (1982)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Paul H. Sanders. M. Kornfeld. M. L. Larson. S. A. Chomko. M. McFaul.

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.