Fort Bliss, Texas (Geographic Keyword)

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An Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for Fort Bliss, Texas (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mary C. Blade.

In November 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections (MCX), St. Louis District, conducted a curation-needs assessment of archaeological collections and associated documentation generated from investigations performed on Fort Bliss, Texas. Using standardized protocols and procedures, personnel from the MCX reviewed approximately 382 square feet of prehistoric and historic artifacts and 314 linear feet of...

Fire-cracked Rock Use and Reuse in the Hueco Bolson, Fort Bliss, Texas (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Cynthia L. Tennis. Johanna M. Hunziker. Jeff D. Leach.

The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an analysis of 29,058 pieces of fire-cracked rock and burned caliche selected from a sample of hundreds of features tested as part of the Hueco Mountain Archaeological Project at Fort Bliss, Texas. Feature and non-feature material included in this analysis were collected from site FB 13237 located on the proximal fan, FB 12719 within the basin area, and FB 12412 situated in the transitional zone between...

DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. R.A. Varney.

Pollen and phytolith analyses were undertaken on three samples from an off-site stratigraphic profile to provide a description of local and regional vegetation that could be interpreted to provide paleoenvironmental information. This profile was exposed in a backhoe trench located offsite, but near a Mesilla Phase archaeological site at Ft. Bliss, Texas. The trench transected five strata that appear to be a buried paleosol overlain by a recent eolian sand sheet. The paleosol consists of a...

Significance and Research Standards for Prehistoric Archaeological Sites at Fort Bliss: A Design for the Evaluation, Management, and Treatment of Cultural Resources (2009)
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The 2009 revision of the Fort Bliss Significance and Research Standards was truly the product of a communal and cooperative effort among agency and consulting archaeologists from across New Mexico and Texas. First and foremost, the Environmental Division of Fort Bliss deserves credit for their vision in producing the original 1996 Significance Standards, and their continuing vision and support to see the document revised. This has resulted in a contemporary “living document” that reflects the...