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A 10th Century Hohokam Camp Along New River. Archaeological Investigations at AZ T:8:86 (ASM), Peoria, Arizona (1999)
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This report presents the results of archaeological investigations at AZ T:8:86 (ASM), a small Hohokam site located in the path of a proposed extension of 83rd Avenue in the City of Peoria. The project area is located in on Arizona State Trust Land, administered by the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD). The City of Peoria, on behalf of the Pivotal Group, applied to the ASLD for a 20 m (65 feet) wide right-of-way for the proposed extension (Application No. 16 104229). The archaeological work...


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas Research Design (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Fred L. Nials. Patricia L. Crown. Lynn S. Teague. David A. Philips.

This volume presents the research design constructed to guide both the field work and analysis stages of the Las Colinas Project. It is the first in a series of seven volumes covering the project; the remaining volumes will document and interpret the substantive results of the research. The seven volumes are collectively designated as Arizona State Museum Archaeological Series 162.


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Environment and Subsistence (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald A. Graybill. David A. Gregory. Fred L. Nials. Suzanne K. Fish. Charles Miksicek. Robert E. Gasser. Christine R. Szuter.

This volume is one of several substantive reports detailing the results of the 1982-1984 excavations at Las Colinas. This series of reports is collectively designated Arizona State Museum Archaeological Series 162. The research design constructed to guide the investigations has been published as Volume 1. Other volumes deal with material culture, site structure, and the Mound 8 precinct. This volume presents the results of the environmental studies carried out as a part of project research.


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Environment and Subsistence, Part I: Reconstruction and Interpretation of Prehistoric Salt River Streamflow (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald A. Graybill. David A. Gregory. Fred L. Nails. Suzanne K. Fish. Charles Miksicek. Robert E. Gasser. Christine R. Szuter.

This document consists of Figures 3.2 Reconstructed Flow of the Verde River, 3.3 Reconstructed Flow of the Salt River, 3.4 Reconstructed Flow of the Salt and Verde Rivers, 3.5 Estimated Split Summer Period Flow of the Salt and Verde Rivers, and 5.2 Plots of the Recurrence Intervals for the 631-Year Period of Reconstruction. The remainder of the document (minus figures) is available on tDAR as The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Environment and Subsistence, tDAR ID 4531.


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Material Culture (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David R. Abbott. Kim E. Beckwith. Patricia L. Crown. R. Thomas Euler. David A. Gregory. J. Ronald London. Marilyn B. Saul. Larry A. Schwalbe. Mary Bernard-Shaw.

The analyses of artifacts recovered during the 1982-1984 excavations at Las Colinas are described in this volume. Temporal variation was addressed using the traditional Hohokam chronology and the site-specific chronology defined in Volume 2. Spatial contrasts focused on distinctions between the Mound 8 assemblages and those of the surrounding residential area. A discussion of mortuary practices that emphasizes the nature of associated artifacts is presented in the final chapter.


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Special Studies and Data Tables (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Barbara A. Murphy. William L. Deaver. Richard C. Lange. Martha Sullenberger. Christine R. Szuter. Mary Bernard-Shaw. Arthur W. Vokes. R. Thomas Euler. Charles H. Misicek. Marilyn B. Saul.

This is last of the seven volumes collectively designated Archaeological Series 162. In Part I of this volume, the provenience system used during the 1982-1984 excavations at Las Colinas and the computer procedures used in processing the enormous volume of data that resulted from those excavations are explained, and the results of some special analyses are presented. Artifact data are provided in tabular form in Part II. Other volumes in this series provide the project research design (Volume...


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Syntheses and Conclusions (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lynn S. Teague. William L. Deaver.

This is the sixth in a series of seven volumes reporting results of archaeological investigations at Las Colinas, a predominantly Sedentary and Classic period settlement on the Salt River within the boundaries of what is today urban Phoenix. Excavations at Las Colinas were funded by the Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, with the additional support of the University of Arizona during report preparation and publication phases of the project. Work was...


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: The Mound 8 Precinct (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. David R. Abbott. Deni J. Seymour. Nancy M. Bannister.

The principal focus of this volume is a reconsideration of the construction history and organization of the Mound 8 precinct at Las Colinas. Seven stages of mound construction were identified, with some changes in construction methods and mound configuration over time. As a consequence, Mound 8 provides a record of the transition from an earlier mound form, similar to some stages of the pre-Classic mound at the Gatlin Site, to a later form similar to patterns evident in other Classic period...


The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: The Site and Its Features (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. WIlliam L. Deaver. Suzanne K. Fish. Ronald Gardiner. Robert W. Layhe. Fred L. Nials. Lynn S. Teague. W. Bruce Masse.

In this volume the features and deposits discovered and excavated at Las Colinas outside the Mound 8 precinct are described. The nature of the sample recovered from Las Colinas, the chronology and history of the occupation, and the geomorphology and natural stratigraphy of the site area are covered in Chapters 1 through 4, providing the groundwork for the remaining chapters and for the other volumes in the report series. The major classes of features discovered at the site--structures,...


The 1986 Archaeological Investigations at Las Canopas, Phoenix, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John S. Cable. David E. Doyel.

This report will describe the results of archaeological salvage investigations at the prehistoric Hohokam site of Las Canopas, AZ T:12:16 (PGM), conducted by Pueblo Grande Museum between January 23 and February 28, 1986. Work at the site was initiated in response to notification made by a City of Phoenix, Engineering Department Inspector, Charley Marican, that prehistoric remains had been exposed in sewer line trenches at a construction site. Inspection of the museum site files indicated that...


3 Neighbors Arizona Site Steward File (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text E.A. Wood. Audrey Stevens. Judy Rounds. J.G. Wood. Scott Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Three Neighbors site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of Classic Period Hohokam residential compounds, petroglyphs, slag hornos, and artifact scatter. The file consists of four heritage inventory forms, multiple hand drawn site maps, four maps of the site location, an archaeological survey report form for isolated finds, a page of artifact sketches, and a black and white petroglyph photograph. The file contains two...


Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr..

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...


Additional Archaeological Testing at the UMOM Property in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd W. Bostwick. Douglas R. Mitchell.

The UMOM Additional Testing Project is located in Phoenix. The UMOM development project is a multi-phased development project that began in 2009 and involves the acquisition of property, the demolition of existing buildings, and the construction of multi-family housing and associated amenities. The project is on private property, but has received federal funding from Housing and Urban Development (HUD), so the effects of this undertaking on cultural resources have been considered in order to...


The Adobe Dam - Desert Hills ADMP Archeological Assessment Project of Northern Maricopa County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Rodgers.

The Flood Control District of Maricopa County has contracted separately for the production of a comprehensive plan that will eventually recommend alternatives for resolving certain hazardous flood control situations that presently exist in south-central Arizona. To assist in the development of that Adobe Dam-Desert Hills Area Drainage Master Plan, Scientific Archeological Services has just completed an assessment of all archeological sites known to occur in the resulting project area. This...


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 Section 110 Compliance Report for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles Distrit, NHPA, Cultural Resources Investigations, Technical Report No. 13, Volume 2: Culture and Sustainability in the Gila Bend Area: A Class I Overview and Class III Cultural Resources Inventory of the Painted Rock Reservoir, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
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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) property at the Painted Rock Reservoir in southwestern Maricopa County, Arizona. The goals of this project were to conduct a Class I overview of 5,040 acres of fee-title land administered by the USACE at the reservoir and a Class III survey of 373 acres of these 5,040 acres where pedestrian survey was feasible and productive....


An Analysis of Cultural Materials from Five Classic Period Hohokam Sites Adjacent to State Route 87 on Lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text C. Marshall Hoffman.

In late August, 1988, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed a cultural resources survey on lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for the Arizona Department of Transportation. The survey was undertaken for a project involving the construction of turn lanes. The project area encompassed a 4700 ft x 67 ft construction right-of-way adjacent to the northern edge of SR 87. Five prehistoric habitation sites and one prehistoric canal were identified within the...


Ancient Farming Along the Salt River: Data Recovery at a 9th Century Field House Community (AZ T:12:395[ASM]) for the Coral Pointe Development in Phoenix, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark L. Chenault. Douglas R. Mitchell.

The City of Phoenix requested that archaeological work be conducted at the location of the proposed Coral Pointe Apartments Project in Phoenix. The Project is on private property but will receive federal funding so the effects of this undertaking on cultural resources must be considered to comply with section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. According to the City of Phoenix archaeological site files, several prehistoric canals cross the area of potential effect (APE). Although no...


Archaeolgocial Testing of a Proposed Salt River Project Substation Location Near Las Canopas, AZ U:9:46 (ASU) Phoenix, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas N. Motsinger.

An archaeological testing program was undertaken for Salt River Project (SRP) on a parcel of private land being considered as a site for a future SRP substation. The project area, which lies near the prehistoric Hohokam village of Las Canopas (AZ U:9:46 [ASU]), totals about 2.6 acres, just over three percent of which was sampled with a combination of systematically and judgementally places backhoe trenches. No subsurface features were ...


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photo Log (1997)
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Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photos (1998)
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Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Report (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...


Archaeological Assesment of the Washington Park Project Area, Pueblo Grande AZ U:9:7(ASM) (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth. T Kathleen Henderson. Johna Hutira.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has conducted a cultural resources assessment of the Washington Park property for ANF Property Holdings, Inc. The property consists of a 25.2 acre lot located on the northeast comer in Phoenix, Arizona. The lot includes a portion of the Pueblo Grande archaeological site (AZ U:9:7[ASM]). The purpose of the Northland investigations was to provide an assessment of site preservation within the Washington Park property and to estimate the types and densities of...


Archaeological Assessment for Construction of a Bridge Over Grand Canal at 23rd Avenue and Fairmount Avenue, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Julie Solometo.

This report presents the results of an archaeological assessment and site file search in the vicinity of a proposed construction project in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. The assessment and search were requested by the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department and were conducted under an on-call archaeological services contract between the City of Phoenix and SWCA. The search was conducted at the request of the City of Phoenix, prior to construction of a bridge across Grand Canal...


Archaeological Assessment of 16 Sites at Lake Pleasant Regional Park
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

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. This project contains photo documentation of the assessment work. The site cards were updated, but no report was produced.