Sedentary (Culture Keyword)

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Archaeological Investigations at the Gila Butte Site: Hohokam Irrigation and Economic Systems Along the Gila River, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas N. Motsinger.

This report details the results of testing and data recovery efforts in the northern portion of the Gila Butte Site, a medium-sized Hohokam village located on the north side of the Gila River south of Phoenix, Arizona. Although the main portion of the site has not been subjected to substantial data recovery efforts, the primary occupation of the site is believed to date at least from the Estrella phase through the Sacaton phase of the Hohokam sequence (ca. A.D. 500-1100 [Dean 1991]), although...


Archaeological Investigations of Seven Prehistoric Sites Partially Within Intersection Improvement Areas Located Along State Route 87 at Center Street, North Mesa Drive, Horne Road and Gilbert Road, North of Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael M. Gregory.

During late 1991 through mid-1992, Archaeological Research Services, Inc., performed archaeological evaluation and limited test excavation activities at seven Hohokam sites. These sites are located partially within four intersection improvement areas along State Route 87 north of Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona (USGS Mesa, Ariz. 7.5' 1952/1982; USGS Sawik Mountain, Ariz. 7.5' 1964/1982). The Arizona Department of Transportation requested that Archaeological Research Services perform the work in...


Archaeological Mitigation Plan in Support of the Proposed Reconstruction and Extension of Runway 12L-30R at the Williams Gateway Airport, Mesa, Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Simon Bruder. Sharon K. Bauer. Melissa Keane.

The Williams Gateway Airport Authority (WGAA) is planning to reconstruct and extend Runway 12L-30R at the Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona. This report describes the proposed action and archaeological sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places that are in or near the area of potential effect. The report then outlines proposed mitigation of the anticipated adverse effect. Finally, implementation of the mitigation plan is discussed with ...


An Archaeological Survey of the Orme Reservoir (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Veletta Canouts.

This report is a statement concerning the assessed impact of the proposed Orme Reservoir on the archaeological resources. The Orme Reservoir is one phase of the Bureau of Reclamation's Central Arizona Project plan to impound and distribute water from the Colorado River to central and southern Arizona. To be located at the confluence of the Salt and Verde rivers, the Orme Reservoir will flood approximately 24,000 acres of bottomland along both rivers. Previous archaeological data from the area...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt River Project 12kV and 22kV Distribution/Transmission Line System, Tonto Basin, Arizona (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas B. Craig.

A Class III cultural resources survey was conducted of the SRP 12kV and 22kV distribution/transmission line system in and around the Tonto Basin of central Arizona. The right-of-way corridor was roughly 89 miles long and 30 meters wide. An estimated 18 miles of access roads were also surveyed. The purpose of the survey was to identify, record, and assess the significance of cultural resources along the right-of-way corridor. In addition, a records search was carried out in order to identify...


Archaeological Test Excavations Along State Route 87, McDowell Road to Shea Boulevard, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth. T. Kathleen Henderson.

This report presents the results of archaeological test excavations at 17 prehistoric sites located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Maricopa County, Arizona. The project was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) within the State Route 87 corridor between McDowell Road and Shea Boulevard. Among the sites are a prehistoric canal, extensive habitation sites, and smaller or more widely dispersed limited activity...


Archaeological Testing at Site AZ AA:2:131 (ASM) for the Proposed Replacement of the Christensen Road Bridge Over the Pima Lateral Canal, Near Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew H. Bilsbarrow.

In February and March 1998, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) conducted archaeological test excavations in a portion of Site AZ AA:2:131 (ASM) located within the Christensen Road corridor on either side of Pima Lateral Canal Bridge, between State Route 287 and Vah Ki Inn Road, east of Coolidge, in Pinal County, Arizona. This investigation, undertaken on behalf of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) (Project No. BRPPN-0(27)P; TRACS No. 0000 PN PPN SB 366 01C), was performed...


An Assessment of Cultural Resources for the Proposed APS Kyrene EHV Transmission Line Project (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

At the request of Judith Imhoff of the Environmental Management Department of Arizona Public Service Company, Archaeological Consulting Services (ACS) initiated a cultural resource survey for the proposed 230 kV transmission line extension in the vicinity of the Kyrene Steam Power Plant. Dr. Richard W. Effland and Margerie Green of ACS served as co-principal investigators and field directors for the project. Johna Hutira and Shereen Lerner assisted in the field investigation. The purpose of...


The Cemetery and Architectural Features of the Stadium Locus of Tempe Plaza (AZ U:9:72 ASU) (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tammy Stone.

In January of 1988, during construction activities in the parking lot of the Arizona State University football stadium, a number of prehistoric features (cultural surfaces and cremations) were encountered. Construction activities were temporarily halted, and salvage excavation was undertaken by the Office of Cultural Resource Management of Arizona State University under the direction of Glen Rice and Paul Minnis (Laurene Montero and Philip Weiss, crew chiefs). Excavation was carried out...


A Cultural Resources Assessment of Potential Routes for the Salt River Project's Proposed 230 kV Electric Transmission Line in District 4 of the Gila River Indian Community, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christopher P. Garraty.

This report presents the results of a Cultural Resources Assessment (Class I Records Search, with limited supplemental fieldwork) by the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) Cultural Resource Management Program (CRMP) for the proposed construction of a 230 kV electric transmission line in District 4 of the GRIC, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (CRMP Project No. 2012.36x0). Implementation of the proposed undertaking will require approval from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Pima Agency....


Cultural Resources Survey for the Pinal West to Abel/Browning 500 kV Transmission Line, Arizona State Lands Segments, Santa Rosa Substation to Dinosaur Substation, Pinal County, Arizona (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text T. Kathleen Henderson. Tiffany C. Clark. Connie A. Darby.

This report presents the results of a Class III cultural resources survey of Arizona State Land right-of-way  easements for  a new  extra-high  voltage  transmission  line  to  be  built between the  Santa  Rosa  Substation,  located  south  of  the  Ak Chin  Indian  Community,  and  the Dinosaur  Substation,  located  east  of  the Town  of  Queen  Creek,  in  Pinal  County,  Arizona (Figure 1). The proposed transmission line is part of the larger Pinal West to Abel/Browning (PW-ABL/BRG) 500...


A Cultural Resources Survey of Approximately 1,346 Acres of Private Land Within the Proposed Merrill Ranch Development Near Florence, Pinal County, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Stubing. Korri Turner. Erin Davis.

Carter & Burgess, Inc.  (C&B) conducted a Class III,  non collection  cultural  resources survey of approximately  1,346 acres of privately owned  land within the  proposed  Merrill Ranch development,  located  northwest of Florence,  Pinal County, Arizona  (Figure  1). The survey was conducted at the request of Vanguard  Properties as part of ongoing efforts to determine whether significant cultural  resources exist within the Merrill  Ranch development,  prior to the proposed construction  of...


The Hohokam Expressway Project: A Study of Prehistoric Irrigation in the Salt River Valley, Arizona (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text W. Bruce Masse.

In 1970, and again in 1972, archaeologists from the Highway Salvage Program of the Arizona State Museum intensively surveyed the route of the proposed Hohokam Expressway in Phoenix, Arizona. This expressway was proposed in order to connect Interstate 10 with 44th Street and provide a north-south access route across the Salt River to relieve the traffic congestion caused by periodic flooding of the river (Fig. 1). Because a portion of the proposed right-of-way runs adjacent to Pueblo Grande and...


Nonriverine Hohokam Adaptation, Preliminary Results from the Tucson Aqueduct Project (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald E. Weaver. Richard Ciolek-Torrello.

The Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) has been conducting archaeo­logical investigations in the Picacho Mountains area of south central Arizona since late 1983. Under contract to the Bureau of Reclamation, MNA archaeologists have surveyed and partially or completely surface collected, tested and excavated more than 30 Hohokam sites scattered along a 1 mi wide and 42 mile long aqueduct right-of-way (Figure 1).It is important to note ...


(Project 03-09) Review Draft: A Research Design and Data Recovery Plan for Seven Archaeological Sites along the Santan Expansion Project Pipeline Corridor from Gilbert to Coolidge, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas B. Craig. David R. Hart.

This document presents a research design and data recovery plan for seven archaeological sites located along a 36-mile-long natural gas pipeline that the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) is planning to construct between Gilbert and Coolidge, Arizona. All of the sites are associated with the prehistoric Hohokam culture and are considered eligible for the Arizona and National Registers of Historic Places, based on their potential to contribute important...


A Regional Archaeological Overview of the Montezuma Hydroelectric Pumped-Storage Project, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan S. Burton.

This report provides a regional archaeological overview prepared for the Montezuma Hydroelectric Pumped-Storage Project by the Office of Cultural Resource Management, Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, under contract with the Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona. Specifically, it is designed to fulfill the archaeological data requirements for the Phase I Regional Study outlined by Wirth Associates, the consulting firm coordinating all environmental studies connected with the...