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Ancient Hunters of the Far West (1966)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Malcolm J. Rogers.

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Archaeological Monitoring for a Subsurface Electricity Line and Guard Rail Footings at Yuma Territorial State Historic Park (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Arizona State Parks has completed archaeological monitoring for excavations associated with park improvements at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Arizona. Excavations consisted of footings for a guard rail and a trench for an electricity line. Monitoring was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, September 16 and 17, and Tuesday, November 10, 1992, by Laurene G. Montero, Archaeologist for Arizona State Parks. This work was accomplished pursuant to ARS 41-861 through 41-864 of the...


Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

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 Archaeological Test Excavations of Five Sites in the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of seven miles of 250-foot wide road right-of-way in 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 construction of additional internal roads within the park boundary. This survey resulted in the identification of nine...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

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....


An Archeological Survey of the Gila River Farms Expansion, Pinal County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mary Sullivan. Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

An archaeological clearance survey of the proposed Gila River Farms Expansion area was undertaken by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS). This survey was performed in accordance with the provisions and regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act in order to locate, identify, and assess cultural resources that might be adversely impacted when the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) begins to utilize this land for agriculture. A total of four sites, four artifact scatters, and...


Cultural Resource Assessment: Needles Senior Citizen Center, City of Needles (1991)
DOCUMENT Citation Only R. A. Musser-Lopez.

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A Cultural Resource Survey of the Proposed Movada & Philadelphia Leases on the Ft. Mojave Indian Reservation, NV & CA. 77 PP (1989)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Daniel G. Landis. Robert I. Birnie.

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A Cultural Resources Sample Survey of Operation Zones, Barry M. Goldwater Range, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Bruce A. Jones.

From June to September 1989, Statistical Research conducted a non-collection Class II cultural resources survey of 5,200 acres within the R2301W segment of the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma County, Arizona. The areas targeted for survey conformed to topographic surfaces on which archaeologists had found sites in the past. These areas were concentrated in the Baker Peaks and northern Copper Mountain regions as well as the eastern flanks of the Tinajas Altas and Gila Mountain ranges. The...


Data Recovery at Four Sites in Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Barbara S. MacNider. Mac McDonnell. Jerryll Moreno. John Rapp. Teresa L. Hoffman.

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...


Developing Perspectives on Tonto Basin Prehistory (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

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...


Distance in Space and Time: Issues with a Mortuary Database of the First Farmers in the Southern Southwest (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James Watson.

This paper describes issues associated with the construction of a biocultural database from samples of the earliest farmers from the southern Southwest and northwest Mexico. Currently over a dozen archaeological sites dating to the Early Agricultural period (circa 1,600 B.C.-A.D. 150) have produced a large sample of mortuary features (n = 431). These samples, and thereby the data, face unique challenges in interpretation compared to similar large data sets in that the materials (sites, features,...


East Mojave Planning Unit Resource Analysis: Cultural Resources (1976)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Herrick E. Hanks.

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The Hakataya Cultural Tradition (1957)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Albert H. Schroeder.

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Li Near Oasis: Managing Cultural Resources Along the Lower Colorado River (1991)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Connie L. Stone.

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Paleoenvironments and Archaeology of the Trigo Mountains: Data Recovery in the Hart Mine and Cibola Quarry Areas, Yuma County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven D. Shelley. Jeffrey H. Altschul.

The results of data recovery conducted for the Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region at six prehistoric sites in the Hart Mine and Cibola Quarry areas are presented in this report. The Bureau of Reclamation plans to use the Hart Mine and Cibola Quarry areas to mine rip-rap for use along the Colorado River. The project area is located at the base of the Trigo mountains about 20 miles south of Ehrenberg, Arizona. Three of the sites are composed primarily of lithic debitage and cores. These...


Prehistoric Use of Rock-Lined Cache Pits: California Deserts and Southwest (1989)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Philip J. Wilke. Meg McDonald.

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Prehistory and Paleoecology of the Eastern California Desert (1978)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Philip J. Wilke.

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Prehistory of the Southwest (1984)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Linda S. Cordell.

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Prehistory: Hakataya (1979)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Albert H. Schroeder.

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Research Design for the Investigation of Cultural Resources Along the Granite Reef Aqueduct and Transmission Lines, Central Arizona Project (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glen Rice. Patricia Eyring Brown.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed a general research design for completion of archaeological survey and mitigation of cultural resources that would be impacted by the construction of the Granite Reef Aqueduct for the Central Arizona Project. Because it was not possible to specify the extent of the work to be completed at the initiation of the project, general...


Research Design: Class II Cultural Resources Survey for the Gila Land Disposal Project, Yuma County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Steven D. Shelley.

The Gila Land Disposal Cultural Resources Survey is a Class II survey of approximately 5,330 acres. The project area is located approximately 15 miles west of Yuma, Arizona, near the towns of Wellton and Tacna, Arizona. The project is designed to locate, describe and evaluate cultural resources on several parcels of land, prior to their disposal by the Bureau of Reclamation. The Project Area lies south of the Gila River in a region which averages between two to four inches of rain per year,...


Roosevelt Platform Mound Study
PROJECT Arleyn Simon. Peter McCartney. Glen Rice. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office. Charles Redman. Brenda Shears.

The Roosevelt Platform Mound Study (RPMS) was one of three mitigative data recovery studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with the Arizona State University Office of Cultural Resource...


The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Class III Cultural Resources Survey, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deni J. Seymour.

Between March 11 and 21, 1991, SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2,300 acres of Pima -Maricopa Indian Community Lands in Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was conducted in order to locate and describe cultural remains within the project area that might be adversely affected by proposed development of the area in conjunction with the Central Arizona Project, Water Distribution Facilities. A total of 20 sites (AZ U:5:41 through AZ...


Southwest Mortuary Database Project: 2011 SAA E-Session: Mortuary Practices in the American Southwest: Meta-Data Issues in the Development of a Regional Database
PROJECT Gordon Rakita. M Scott Thompson.

The study of prehistoric mortuary practices in the American Southwest is undergoing tremendous change in the new millennium. The challenges (and opportunities) of NAGPRA implementation, declines in the number of large samples being excavated, and loss of data from previously excavated samples have altered mortuary archaeology in the region. Given this state of affairs, the development of an integrated regional database of prehistoric mortuary practices is imperative. This session at the 76th...