Gila River Basin (Geographic Keyword)

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An Archaeological Survey in the Gila River Basin, New River and Phoenix City Streams, Arizona Project Area (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alfred E. Dittert, Jr.. Patricia E. Brown. Donald E. Dove. Polly W. Good. James B. Rodgers. Raymond Treat. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

Present archaeological investigations in the district to the north, northwest, and west of Phoenix, Arizona, are a part of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers planning studies for flood control developments on Cave Creek, Skunk Creek, New River, and Agua Fria River. A specific goal set forth is an inventory of archaeological resources within the proposed project as defined in the scope of work dated 27 June 1973. Once identified, an assessment of the importance of the remains to an interpretation...


The Hohokam, Sinagua and the Hakataya (1960)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Albert H. Schroeder.

The Museum of Northern Arizona has spent a number of years sponsoring archaeological investigations which have led to defining the Sinagua culture in the neighborhood of the San Francisco Mountain area of northern Arizona. The Gila Pueblo Archaeological Foundation has devoted considerable research to the definition of the Hohokam in southern Arizona. Dr. Colton, in his various publications on the Sinagua, also demonstrated that the Hohokam up to about 1125 A.D. and the Sinagua from 1125 to...


Small Sites on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Results of the Investigations Along the Santa Rosa Canal in the Distribution Division of the Central Arizona Project (1993)
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This report is about 58 archaeological sites located in and around an expansive desert basin known as the Santa Cruz Flats, located south of the Gila River. None of these sites are large. The biggest among them had only three, widely separated houses. Most of them had no houses, and the majority lacked material remains except for a mere scattering of artifacts now perched on the modern ground surface. Several of the sites included occupations dated to the modern, Historic, Euro-American era,...