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2007 Archaeological Survey: Perry Mesa, Yavapai County, Arizona (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Will Russell.

The Arizona State University (ASU) 2007 field season at Perry Mesa lasted from January to May, 2007. Accompanying laboratory efforts are ongoing. Within this field season, archaeological survey efforts were focused on the area surrounding Pueblo la Plata. Additional survey work was conducted at Bull Tank Farm, Pueblo Pato and the interfluve located south of Pueblo la Plata where ecological control samples have been collected. This chapter relates specifically to architectural features and...


A. W. Site Arizona Site Steward File (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Brad Geeck.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the A.W. Site, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of a multi-room habitation, sherd and lithic scatter, and a petroglyph boulder. The file consists of a site data form and six color photographs documenting site vandalism. The earliest dated document is from 2000.


Agave Typologies of Richinbar, Pueblo la Plata, and Pueblo Pato Archaeological Sites of Agua Fria National Monument (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd Passick.

The purpose of this paper is to examine the agave surrounding three different pueblos located in the Agua Fria National Monument and to separate them into typologies which can then be compared to known species in the area to determine weather hyrbridiaztion had occurred. This analysis will help determine whether agaves on these three fields have been hybridized, either intentionally by early inhabitants, or by natural occurrences. This is done by placing the plants into groups based on...


Agricultural Impacts on Soil Compaction and Sediment Size (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Katie Johnson.

Many activities affect soil composition, wind, rain, volcanic activity, time, and mammals are just a few examples. Humans are one of the many organisms that affect soil; however they have a measurable impact in a short horizon of time compared to many of the other agents of soil formation. Human activities impact soil formation in many ways ranging from agricultural practices to building and mining, and even war. Understanding how agricultural processes impact the landscape is helpful as it...


The Agricultural Landscape of Perry Mesa: Modeling Residential Site Location in Relation to Arable Land (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Melissa Kruse.

The prevailing interpretations of settlement patterns in the Perry Mesa region of central Arizona (ca. A.D. 1275-1400) focus on the defensive posture of the large aggregated villages. Other factors that may have influenced the locations of residential settlements, such as the distribution of agricultural land, have not been fully explored. This study addresses these issues by examining the relationship between residential site size and the distribution of agricultural land. The environmental...


Agua Fria National Monument Bibliography (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Legacies on the Landscape Project, Arizona State University.

Bibliographic references for research in the Agua Fria National Monument area


Alliance and Landscape - Perry Mesa, Arizona in the Fourteenth Century: Surface Ceramic Collections for BLM Lands in the Agua Fria National Monument (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul Shockey. Christopher Watkins.

Project Description: Archaeological ceramics were systematically collected from the surface of three archaeological sites (Richinbar Ruin, Pueblo Pato, and Pueblo La Plata) within the Agua Fria National Monument. The fieldwork was part of the National Science Foundation sponsored “Alliance and Landscape: Perry Mesa, Arizona in the Fourteenth Century” project (BCS-0613201), administered by Dr. David R. Abbott and Dr. Katherine Spielmann of the Arizona State University School of Human Evolution...


Alliance and Landscape: Perry Mesa, Arizona in the Fourteenth Century: Surface Ceramic Collections for USFS Lands in the Cave Creek and Payson Ranger Districts of the Tonto National Forest (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul Shockey. Christopher Watkins.

Archaeological ceramics were systematically collected from the surface of five archaeological sites (Las Mujeres [aka Squaw Creek Ruin], Big Rosalie, Polles Pueblo, Mercer Ruin, Ister Flat Ruin) within the Tonto National Forest. The fieldwork was part of the National Science Foundation sponsored “Alliance and Landscape: Perry Mesa, Arizona in the Fourteenth Century” project (BCS-0613201), administered by Dr. David R. Abbott and Dr. Katherine Spielmann of the Arizona State University School of...


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 Section 110 Compliance Report for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, NHPA, Cultural Resources Investigations, Technical Report No. 13, Volume 3, Culture and Sustainability in the Alamo Lake Area: A Class I Overview and Class III Cultural Resources Inventory of Alamo Dam, La Paz County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Jenny Cashman

This report presents the results of the Section 110 inventory and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) evaluations of sites on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) fee-title land around Alamo Dam in La Paz County, Arizona. The goals of this project were to conduct a Class I overview and Class III survey of 3,000 acres of USACE fee title land at Alamo Dam. Condition assessments, NRHP evaluations, and spatial data are provided for the 2 previously recorded sites and 40 newly recorded...


The Ancient Agroecology of Perry Mesa: Integrating Runoff, Nutrients, and Climate (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Melissa Kruse-Peeples.

Understanding agricultural land use requires the integration of natural factors, such as climate and nutrients, as well as human factors, such as agricultural intensification. Employing an agroecological framework, I use the Perry Mesa landscape, located in central Arizona, as a case study to explore the intersection of these factors to investigate prehistoric agriculture from A.D. 1275-1450. Ancient Perry Mesa farmers used a runoff agricultural strategy and constructed extensive alignments,...


Archaeological Assessment of 16 Sites at Lake Pleasant Regional Park: Photo Log (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd.. Paige B. Florie.

In December 2008, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 16 sites in Lake Regional Park to assess their condition. ACS archaeologists documented the sites and evaluated their current state of preservation. The photo log for the project contains detailed information for the select project photos that were curated at the following tDAR URL: http://core.tdar.org/image/393014


Archaeological Data Recovery of AZ N:4:110(ASM) at Grey Fox Ridge, Cottonwood, Yavapai County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Stewart Deats

This document presents the results of archaeological data recovery investigations at Site AZ N:4:110(ASM) within the private development known as Grey Fox Ridge. EnviroSystems Management, Inc. conducted the work at the request of the property owner who needed to mitigate the adverse effects to the site resulting from land development. The site is approximately one-half mile northwest of downtown old Cottonwood and one-quarter mile southwest of the Verde River in Yavapai County, Arizona. The...


Archaeological Investigations, U.S. Highway 93: Archaeological Sites Around Kaiser Spring and Along the Santa Maria River (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven G. Dosh. Mark Zyniecki. William S. Marmaduke.

During the spring of 1998, Northland Research, Inc. collected data from portions of seven archaeological sites adjacent to the present roadway of U.S. Highway 93, located in west-central Arizona.


An Archaeological Reassessment and Evaluation of Eight Site Clusters Around Horseshoe Reservoir, Tonto National Forest (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert B. Neily. Christopher Donta.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) undertook a field evaluation of eight site clusters (77 sites) around Horseshoe Reservoir, in the Tonto National Forest. The boundaries of the site clusters and the particular sites assessed were designated by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The goals of the project were to relocate previously recorded sites, replot them using a GPS, evaluate the accuracy and completeness of the existing site documentation and amend as necessary, and...


Archaeological Research at Pueblo la Plata: Surface Collection and Excavation (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Katherine Spielmann. Melissa Kruse-Peeples.

The spring 2004 pilot archaeological research at La Plata Pueblo was designed to begin acquiring data concerning the distribution, contents, and depth of midden deposits at the site. Midden of some depth is necessary for the Legacies project goals in order to obtain sufficient samples of 1) ceramics for an accumulations study and 2) well-preserved faunal and floral remains for comparative analysis with contemporary data on plant and animal distributions. Our data collection strategy involved a...


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...


Archaeological Testing at AZ T:3:79(ASM) in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven M. Troncone.

In November of 1992, at the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an evaluation of a portion of AZ T:3:79(ASM). Subsurface testing was performed because proposed road modifications had the potential to impact the cultural resources present. Testing was limited to a 5 m right-of-way on either side of the existing road. The objectives were to define the nature and extent of any buried cultural material and make recommendations...


An Archaeological Transect Across the Western Prescott Periphery: Prehistoric Site Distribution Based on Combined Survey Results (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas E. Wright. David E. Purcell.

Three archaeological surveys have been conducted along parallel transects through west-central Arizona: the Museum of Northern Arizona's survey of the Mead to Phoenix powerline right-of-way, SWCA's survey of Mead to Phoenix project construction access roads, and Archaeological Research Services's survey of the U. S. Highway 93 right-of-way for the Arizona Department of Transportation. Combining the results of these surveys and previous research reveals three major concentrations of sites. These...


Archeological Survey and Architectural Study of Montezuma Castle National Monument (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan J. Wells. Keith M. Anderson.

Inventory survey of Montezuma Castle National Monument was conducted from April 11 to May 7, 1988. Of the 70 sites recorded, 30 were new additions to the site inventory. Cliff dwellings, rockshelters and pueblos were recorded along with one and two-room masonry structures, roasting pits and artifact scatters. Agricultural feature sites include the canals at Montezuma Well. A site with prehistoric cobble concentrations, a burial ground, a bedrock mortar site, a lithic scatter, a historical site...


Architectural Assessment: Fort Verde State Historic Park (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert Munson. Nora Graf. Jeff Moore. Terri Leverton.

Fort Verde State Historic Park provides a vivid glimpse into post Civil War garrison life on the frontier. Though only four of the Fort buildings remain, staff have achieved a forceful interpretation of the history of the Fort, and, more importantly, a clear and present sense of the soldiers who served a portion of their lives there. The Park is unusual amongst historic site museums in the degree to which aggressive research and documentation is woven through exhibits. The results of this...


Artifact and Rock Distributions at Pueblo la Plata (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lisa Baldwin. Caitlin Wichlacz.

Artifact and rock distributions were noticeably different across the landscape surrounding Pueblo La Plata. By sampling artifact and rock densities along three transects, we attempted to determine what the independent distribution patterns were for artifacts and for rocks. By combining our results, we hoped to see whether or not there was a correlation between artifact and rock densities across the site. We expected to see a drop in artifact densities farther from the pueblo, where less human...


Big Metate Arizona Site Steward File (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the site Big Metate, comprised of lithic scatter and a non-portable metate, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form, site map, and black and white photograph of the metate. The earliest dated document is from 1997.


Blue John Mine Arizona Site Steward File (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim McKie.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Blue John Mine site, comprised of historic mining equipment, located on Prescott National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form. The earliest dated document is from 2011.


Burial Investigations at Sites AZ O:5:155(ASM) and AZ O:5:156(ASM), Simonton Ranch, Camp Verde, Yavapai County, Arizona (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stewart Deats.

This document presents the results of burial investigations and limited archaeological data recovery investigations at Sites AZ O:5:155(ASM) and AZ O:5:156(ASM) within a proposed private development known as Simonton Ranch. EnviroSystems Management, Inc. conducted the work at the request of the property owner in an effort to achieve proactive compliance with the Arizona Burial Statute (A.R.S. §41-865). Additional important information about the two sites, albeit limited, was obtained during the...


Carefree Site Arizona Site Steward File (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text K. J. Schroeder.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Carefree Site, located on privately owned land. The file consists of the site data form only. The earliest dated document is from 1994.