New Mexico (State / Territory) (Geographic Keyword)

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Alameda School Site (LA 421) Faunal Assemblage
PROJECT Uploaded by: Robin Cordero

This project contains the faunal remains recovered during excavations of a small portion of the Alameda School Site, LA 421, a Rio Grande Classic period pueblo in the Albuquerque area. Excavations occurred in the summer of 2008, resulting in the identification of 66 human burials (most from an early Classic Period Glaze A cemetery), one dog burial, and 69 non-burial pit features. Of the 3500 specimen faunal assemblage, 1370 were sampled resulting in the identification of 61 species including 5...


The Anasazi Origins Project Digital Archives Initiative
PROJECT David M. Plaza.

The Anasazi Origins Project (AOP) was led by Cynthia Iriwn-Williams to investigate the antecedents of Ancestral Puebloans, which she called the Oshara Tradition, in the Arroyo Cuervo Region of northwestern New Mexico. This project was fundamental to the understanding of the Archaic period in the northern Southwest at a time when this area was understudied. One result of this monumental investigation is the enormous collection of artifacts, ecofacts, and contextual documents from its field...


Anderson (LA 37690) - Maps
PROJECT Michelle Hegmon. Margaret C. Nelson.

EMAP Anderson (LA 37690) - Maps The Eastern Mimbres Archaeological Project (EMAP), co-directed by Drs. Margaret Nelson and Michelle Hegmon began in 1990, building upon earlier work by Nelson. EMAP focuses on the later (post-AD 1000) prehistory of the eastern Mimbres area, a portion of the Mimbres region in southwest New Mexico. In 1982 Nelson was at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and in the early 1990s at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and Hegmon was at New Mexico State...


Anderson (LA37690) - Field Notes
PROJECT Michelle Hegmon. Margaret C. Nelson.

This site was excavated prior to the Eastern Mimbres Archaeological Project, co-directed by Drs. Margaret Nelson and Michelle Hegmon that began in 1993. EMAP focuses on the later (post-AD 1000) prehistory of the eastern Mimbres area, a portion of the Mimbres region in southwest New Mexico. In 1982 Nelson was at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and in the early 1990s at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and Hegmon was at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. In 1995 both...


Anderson (LA37690) - Photographs
PROJECT Michelle Hegmon. Margaret Nelson.

This site was excavated prior to the Eastern Mimbres Archaeological Project, co-directed by Drs. Margaret Nelson and Michelle Hegmon that began in 1993. EMAP focuses on the later (post-AD 1000) prehistory of the eastern Mimbres area, a portion of the Mimbres region in southwest New Mexico. In 1982 Nelson was at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and in the early 1990s at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and Hegmon was at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. In 1995 both...


Anderson (LA37690) - Unit Summaries
PROJECT Michelle Hegmon. Margaret Nelson.

This site was excavated prior to the Eastern Mimbres Archaeological Project, co-directed by Drs. Margaret Nelson and Michelle Hegmon that began in 1993. EMAP focuses on the later (post-AD 1000) prehistory of the eastern Mimbres area, a portion of the Mimbres region in southwest New Mexico. In 1982 Nelson was at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and in the early 1990s at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and Hegmon was at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. In 1995 both...


Anderson (LA37690) – Analysis Tables
PROJECT Margaret C. Nelson. Michelle Hegmon.

This site was excavated prior to the Eastern Mimbres Archaeological Project, co-directed by Drs. Margaret Nelson and Michelle Hegmon that began in 1993. EMAP focuses on the later (post-AD 1000) prehistory of the eastern Mimbres area, a portion of the Mimbres region in southwest New Mexico. In 1982 Nelson was at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and in the early 1990s at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and Hegmon was at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. In 1995 both...


The Antiquities Act
PROJECT Uploaded by: system user

This project includes documents related to the history and historical background of the Antiquities Act and its implementation during the century since its enactment. The Antiquities Act was signed into law in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The history of American conservation often is told in terms of legal milestones, and rightly so. An environmental activist working to expand a local park, a historic preservationist trying to save a cherished old building, a volunteer working on a...


The Archaeology of Gila Cliff Dwellings, New Mexico
PROJECT National Park Service.

WACC reports of archaeological excavation and survey projects within Gila Cliff Dwellings National Park, New Mexico.


The Archaeology of the Western Region of the National Park Service
PROJECT Uploaded by: Sophia Kelly

WACC reports summarizing archaeological projects and management plans in the Western Region of the National Park Service.


Arroyo Hondo Archaeological Project
PROJECT Uploaded by: Tiffany Clark

This collection derives from the School of American Research's investigations between 1971 and 1974 at Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, a Pueblo IV period site near Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Asaayi Dam Navajo Burial Protection: Cultural Resources Protection of an Historic Navajo Burial at Asaayi Dam, Bowl Lake, New Mexico
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office is assisting the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Navajo Division, in safety of dam modifications to Asaayi Dam in McKinley County, New Mexico. Located on Bowl Creek along the western edge of the Chuska Mountains, Asaayi Dam was completed in 1964 by the Navajo Nation to provide opportunities for recreation and irrigation. The dam is approximately 25 miles northeast of Window Rock, Arizona, and is scheduled to undergo major construction...


An Assessment of Transect Recording Unit Survey and Subsurface Testing Methods at Four Sites in the Permian Basin, New Mexico
PROJECT Michael Heilen.

In September 2014, the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carlsbad Field Office (CFO) contracted Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), (Contract No. L14PA00010) to perform an experimental project aimed at achieving a better understanding of how site-recording and subsurface-testing methods can be used to assess the subsurface potential of sites in southeastern New Mexico. At issue in this experiment is developing an informed, scientific understanding of the relationship...


Aztec East Ruin: Architectural Overview Images
PROJECT Gary Brown.

This project consists of overview images of rooms, kivas, and other architectural features photographed at Aztec East Ruin. Most of the photos were taken in the western roomblock of the great house. Photographs were taken by Gary Brown between 2000 and 2001. They were originally shot as Kodachrome slides and subsequently scanned to digital media.


Aztec Ruin Dendro Data
PROJECT Pearce Paul Creasman.

Dendrochronological (archaeological tree-ring) samples extracted from the structures of Aztec Ruin starting in 1919 and continuing to present. Including: data, metadata, LTRR catalog numbers, National Park Service inventory numbers, field notes, and other pertinent records.


Aztec West Ruin: Ceramic and Perishable Artifacts from the 1984 West Ruin Accession 61 Excavation Project
PROJECT Uploaded by: Lori Reed

This project includes images of ceramic and perishable artifacts from Accession AZRU-61 recovered during the 1984 Archeological Investigations for Modifications to West Ruin Drainage project. Excavations associated with the project were under the direction of Jim Trott of the National Park Service, Santa Fe support office. In addition to trench excavations in the Aztec West plaza, several rooms (225, 221, 222, 223, 129, 158(2), 204, 232, and 255) in the north and west wings of the great house...


Aztec West Ruin: Composite Wall Elevations from Pre-Backfilling Architectural Photo-Documentation
PROJECT Gary Brown.

This project includes architectural wall elevation images of individual rooms in the great house at Aztec West Ruin. Most of the images were photographed prior to backfilling efforts and during architectural documentation in West Ruin. Most of the images are composites of multiple photographs that were spliced together in Adobe Photoshop to reconstruct the entire wall elevation. Each individual image is a high-resolution, rectified photograph that was created either using a digital camera or...


Aztec West Ruin: Earl Morris Excavation Reports
PROJECT Uploaded by: Lori Reed

Between 1916 and 1922, Earl H. Morris conducted excavations at the Chacoan great house of Aztec Ruins, New Mexico. With support and sponsorship by the American Museum of Natural History in New York, Morris excavated a large portion of Aztec West Ruin and reconstructed the well-known great kiva in the plaza. This tDAR project includes the American Museum of Natural History publications by Earl H. Morris documenting his findings at Aztec West Ruin.


Aztec West Ruin: Perishable Artifacts and Pottery from Excavations by the American Museum of Natural History
PROJECT Lori Reed. Laurie Webster.

Digital images of pottery and perishable items recovered from Earl Morris' excavations of Aztec West Ruin between 1916 and 1922. Although Morris' excavations at Aztec were extensive, his analysis and descriptions of the artifact assemblage were cursory. In 2003, Laurie Webster and Lori Stephens Reed began systematic analysis, documentation, and digital imaging of pottery and perishables from Morris' Aztec West Ruin collections housed at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY and...


Aztec West Ruin: Perishables and Pottery from Various National Park Service Projects and Collections
PROJECT Uploaded by: Lori Reed

This project includes images of perishable artifacts (textiles, basketry, etc.) and pottery recovered from Aztec Ruins during the course of numerous National Park Service (NPS) projects. Some of the artifacts were donated to the NPS and may have originated at sites other than Aztec Ruins. The artifacts are part of the NPS collections and are housed at either Aztec Ruins National Monument, Hibben Center at the University of New Mexico, or Western Archeology and Conservation Center. Most of the...


Aztec West Ruin: Pre-Backfilling Architectural Overview Images
PROJECT Gary Brown.

This project consists of overview images of rooms, kivas, and other architectural features photographed at Aztec West Ruin. Most of the photos were taken in the northeastern and eastern portions of the great house prior to extensive backfilling of much of the area excavated by the American Museum of Natural History in the early 20th century. Photographs were taken by Gary Brown between 2000 and 2001. They were originally shot as Kodachrome slides and subsequently scanned to digital media.


Aztec West Ruin: Pre-Backfilling Architectural Photo-Documentation
PROJECT Gary Brown.

This project includes rectified images of architectural features and masonry in rooms at Aztec West Ruin. The images were taken prior to backfilling efforts and during architectural documentation. Digital images were created either using a digital camera or scanned from photographic slides. To date, photographs from the east wing and northeastern corner of West Ruin have been ingested into tDAR.


Basketmaker III and Pueblo I Communities of Architectural Practice in the Chuska Valley, New Mexico
PROJECT Uploaded by: Kye Miller

This thesis investigates communities of architectural practice of Basketmaker III and Pueblo I period (AD 500-875) residents of the Chuska Valley in northwest New Mexico. The project files include the architectural database developed as part of the project and thesis.


Captain Tom Dam Data Recovery, Navajo Nation, San Juan County, New Mexico
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

At the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), the Bureau of Reclamation–Phoenix Area Office (Reclamation) designed and constructed a new dam downstream of the existing Captain Tom Dam located near Newcomb, on the Navajo Nation, San Juan County, New Mexico. Data recovery was conducted by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd., at three sites to mitigate the impacts of this undertaking, and to recover and protect a Navajo burial.


Chaves-Hummingbird Archaeological Project
PROJECT Uploaded by: Tiffany Clark

This project consists of archaeological excavations conducted by Southern Methodist University, Arizona State University, and University of Colorado at Chaves-Hummingbird Pueblo (LA578), a large Pueblo IV settlement located in the Rio Puerco Valley of central New Mexico. As part of this project, archaeological materials were also analyzed from Pottery Mound Pueblo (LA416).