Tucson, AZ (Geographic Keyword)

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Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. William H. Doelle.

Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...


Archaeological Testing at the Romero Ruin: Part 2 (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz.

Limited archaeological testing was conducted at the Romero Ruin, AZ BB:9:1 (ASM), during the spring of 1993 by archaeologists from the Center for Desert Archaeology. The site is a large prehistoric Hohokam village with an overlying historic component, located in Catalina State Park approximately 10 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the testing program was threefold: 1) to expose archaeological features along the interpretive trail prior to the features' being stabilized, 2) to...


The Central Arizona Project Historic Preservation Program: Conserving the Past While Building for the Future (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region.

On July 15, 1983, the chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) ratified a programmatic memorandum of agreement among the Arizona and New Mexico State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), the Bureau of Reclamation, and the ACHP. The subject of that agreement was the construction of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) and its impact upon historic properties. That agreement was negotiated in compliance with Section 2(b) of Executive Order 11593, "Protection and Enhancement...


PHYTOLITH ANALYSIS OF MAIZE COB FRAGMENTS FROM LAS CAPAS (AZ AA:12:111), TUCSON, ARIZONA (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Jammi L. Ladwig. Chad Yost.

Three charred maize cobs and two maize cupule fragment samples from various pit contexts were submitted for phytolith analysis from the site of Las Capas (AZ AA:12:111), which is located near Tucson, Arizona (Table 1). Strata associated with Features 504 and 505 at Las Capas have calibrated age ranges of 950-800 BC and 1000-900 BC respectively, placing the site within the San Pedro Phase Early Agriculture period. The main goal of this analysis was to quantify phytolith recovery from charred cob...


POLLEN ANALYSIS AT THE TOLAND SITE (AZ BB:13:321) NEAR TUCSON, ARIZONA (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. PaleoResearch Institute.

The Toland Site. located on the eastern outskirts of Tucson, Arizona, is an open sherd and lithic scatter. Ceramics indicate an occupation during the "Middle Rincon Sub phase (AD 1000-1100) of the Hohokam chronology (Elson 1986)" (Earl Sires, written communication, February 7, 1989). The floors of two pithouses were sampled for pollen beneath trivets, a bowl, and a mano, and two manos were washed for their pollen content. Pollen analysis at this site was geared toward the recovery of...


POLLEN ANALYSIS FOR THE l-10/CORTARO ROAD PROJECT (AZ AA: 12:736 ASM), TUCSON BASIN (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Thomas E. Moutoux.

Site AZAA:12:736 (ASM) is located on the Santa Cruz River flood plain in the Tucson Basin. The research design lays out several questions that pollen analysis may address.