Santa Cruz River Floodplain (Geographic Keyword)

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Archaeological and Geoarchaeological Investigations Along the Santa Cruz River Floodplain: The Pima County Plant Interconnect Project (2011)
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This document summarizes the results of a phased archaeological data recovery program along a narrow pipeline corridor between the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department’s existing Roger Road and Ina Road facilities. The work was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. prior to the installation of a new gravity-flow sewer line connecting the two wastewater facilities. Northland’s Pima County Plant Interconnect Project (PCPIP) investigated seven archaeological sites that have been...


Archaeological Investigations of Early Village Sites in the Middle Santa Cruz Valley: Analyses and Synthesis, Part II (1998)
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A series of archaeological investigations were conducted from 1993 to 1995 at four prehistoric sites in the middle Santa Cruz Valley. This fieldwork was part of the Arizona Department of Transportation's archaeological mitigation program of the Interstate 10 Corridor Improvement Project through Tucson, Arizona. The sites included the remains of three early farming settlements--the Santa Cruz Bend (AZ AA:12:746 [ASM]), Square Hearth (AZ AA:12:745 [ASM]), and Stone Pipe (AZ BB:13:425 [ASM])...


Archaeological Investigations of Early Village Sites in the Middle Santa Cruz Valley: Descriptions of the Santa Cruz Bend, Square Hearth, Stone Pipe, and Canal Sites (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jonathan B. Mabry. Deborah L. Swartz. Helga Wöcherl. Jeffery J. Clark. Gavin H. Archer. Michael W. Lindeman.

As part of the archaeological mitigation program of the Arizona Department of Transportation's Interstate 10 Corridor Improvement Project, archaeological data recovery fieldwork was carried out from 1993 to 1995 at four prehistoric sites in the project right-of-way between Prince Road and Speedway Boulevard in Tucson. The sites included three early farming settlements occupied between about 800 B.C. and A.D. 550, and also having later occupations. The Santa Cruz Bend site (AZ AA:12:746, ASM) was...


Excavations in the Santa Cruz River Floodplain: The Early Agricultural Period Component at Los Pozos (2001)
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Archaeological research reported in this volume was conducted under an on call contract between Desert Archaeology, Inc. and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT; Contract 9446). This contract provides for documentation and appropriate treatment of cultural resources encountered during long-term implementation of proposed ADOT improvements to the Tucson area segment of the Interstate 10 corridor between the Interstate 19 interchange on the south and Tangerine Road on the north (Mabry...


Excavations in the Santa Cruz River Floodplain: The Middle Archaic Component at Los Pozos (1999)
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The Middle Archaic remains reported here are a component of a larger distribution designated as AZ AA:12:91(ASM) in the Arizona State Museum Site Survey system and named Los Pozos. The site was investigated in anticipation of impacts from proposed Arizona Department of Transportation improvements to the Interstate 10 corridor in the Tucson metropolitan area (Mabry 1993b; Preface to this volume). In addition to the spatially restricted Middle Archaic remains, the site includes an extensive Early...


Material Cultures and Lifeways of Early Agricultural Communities in Southern Arizona (2005)
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This publication is one in a set of four related volumes. Its chapters summarize analyses of samples of material culture documented, or recovered, during recent excavations at two Early Agricultural period sites buried in the floodplain of the Santa Cruz River in southern Arizona: (1) Las Capas (AZ AA:12:111 [ASM]), occupied during the San Pedro phase (circa 1200-800 B.C.); and (2) Los Pozos (AZ AA:12:91 [ASM]), occupied during the Late Cienega phase (circa 400 B.C.-A.D. 50). With funding from...