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Additional Archaeological and Historical Research in the Tucson Presidio, Historic Block 181, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2008)
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Archaeological fieldwork was conducted on Block 181, in the historic heart of downtown Tucson, at various times between 2003 and 2006. Work took place before and during the stabilization and restoration of the historic Siqueiros-Jácome House, built in the 1860s and 1870s. Work was also conducted in the backyard of the house and beneath an adjacent parking lot, once the location of the Dodge Boarding House (circa 1898-1954). Hundreds of features were located. Noteworthy were several Early...


An Arachaeological Reconnaissance of Aurbrey Reservoir (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Britt Bousman. Linda Verrett.

This report describes the result of an archaeological reconnaissance conducted within the area of the proposed Aubrey Reservoir. Within the limits of the reservoir 26 archaeological sites were located and recorded. The period of occupation represented by these sites extends from approximately 2000 B.C. to A.D. 1870. Hunting and gathering were the main subsistence activities of the Indians who inhabited the area. No evidence of occupation during the Paleo-Indian stage was recorded in the...


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 Burial Recovery at the Morocco Ruin in Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas Mitchell.

This report presents the results of archaeological excavation of a Hohokam cemetery that was discovered during archaeological testing in advance of a proposed residential development in Goodyear, Arizona. The project proponent, Sonterra Partners, is planning to develop approximately 800 acres of private land in Goodyear, Arizona for single-family housing. Previous surveys had identified numerous surface artifacts within the documented boundary of two large prehistoric Hohokam sites, the Morocco...


Archaeological Clearance Report for Phase 2 Data Recovery at Sites on the Slate Creek Section, ADOT State Route 188 Project, Tonto Basin, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bruce B. Huckell.

This report is to show that we have completed our Phase 2 data recovery investigations at five archaeological sites along the Slate Creek Section of SR 188, and to recommend that archaeological clearance be granted for the construction of this section of the road. The field work began on June 13 and terminated on July 28; a total of approximately 390 person days was expended. The Phase 2 data recovery accomplished at the Slate Creek Section sites was successful in producing the kinds of data...


Archaeological Data Recovery at a Portion of AZ AA:12:674(ASM), an Early Classic Period Site in Marana, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jennifer M. Levstik. Stephanie M. Whittlesey.

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted archaeological testing (as Phase I data recovery) and Phase II data recovery at a small portion of a prehistoric site, AZ AA:12:674 (ASM), located in Marana, Pima County, Arizona. Archaeological data recovery was mandated under the Town of Marana’s ordinances protecting heritage resources. This report provides the methods and results of Phase I and II data recovery, the analysis of recovered materials, and our interpretations. Prior to fieldwork,...


Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ EE:1:224, :225, And :226 (ASM), Rancho Sahuarita, Town of Sahuarita, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gavin H. Archer.

Archaeological data recovery fieldwork at Rancho Sahuarita sites AZ EE: 1:224, 225, and 226 (ASM) was completed on May 3, 2000. The fieldwork and subsequent analysis followed the Archaeological Research Guidelines (ARG) approved by the Town of Sahuarita (WestLand Resources and SWCA 1998). The guidelines provide a culture history and research design, and field and analytic methods. Sites 224, 225, and 226 are three of a cluster of late pre-Classic Hohokam sites located along the west side of the...


Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ EE:1:301 (ASM), Town of Sahuarita, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David B. Tucker.

Between May 28 and June 6, 2008, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted Phase II archaeological data recovery at AZ EE:1:301 (ASM) on the Sahuarita Duval property in the Town of Sahuarita, Pima County, Arizona. The project was conducted through a contractual agreement with Sahuarita Plaza Investors, LLC, in anticipation of proposed commercial development. Prior to any development on the privately owned property, it was necessary for Sahuarita Plaza Investors, LLC, to comply with...


Archaeological Data Recovery in the Maricopa County Department of Transportation of the Right-of-Way within AZ T:11:106 (ASM), the Morocco Ruin, in Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael S. Foster.

This document presents the results of archaeological data recovery completed by SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) in the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) right-of-way (ROW) in Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona. The area investigated lies within the boundary of AZ T:11:106 (ASM), a large prehistoric primary village site known as the Morocco Ruin. The area is the site of a proposed residential development, and in order to accommodate that and the development of a nearby...


Archaeological Excavations at AZ BB:9:144 (ASM): A Limited-Use Site in the Northern Tucson Basin, Pima County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Slaughter. David A. Phillips, Jr..

On October 11, 1992, archaeologists from PAST conducted an archaeological survey of the Encanto II property, Pima County, Arizona, for Pulte Home Corporation (Stephen 1992). The property consisted of two parcels. The first parcel, consists of about 4 ha (10 acres). The second parcel, consists of about 8 ha (20 acres). Land ownership is private. The survey by PAST located two areas of cultural resources; these were labeled Locality A and Locality B. Locality A consisted of four possible rock...


Archaeological Investigations Along a Proposed Phelps Dodge Water Pipeline, South of Bagdad, Yavapai County, Arizona (2009)
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During the summer of 2005, archaeological data recovery was undertaken at three sites within a proposed Phelps Dodge water pipeline corridor south of the mining town of Bagdad in west-central Arizona. AZ M:8:60 (ASM), situated in mountainous terrain near the northern end of the pipeline corridor, was an artifact scatter with a grinding slick and a rock cairn. Recovered artifacts suggest the site was a camp dedicated to the procurement and processing of upland plant resources. Although plain...


Archaeological Investigations at AZ AA:8:350 (ASM) and AZ AA:8:351 (ASM), Along State Route 79, Pinal County, Arizona (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz.

Archaeological investigations were conducted along State Route 79 northwest of Oracle, Arizona, prior to rebuilding the Coronado Wash Bridge by the Arizona Department of Transportation. Desert Archaeology subcontracted with AZTEC Engineering to perform the investigations. Two sites were included in this project, AZ AA:8:350 (ASM) and AZ AA:8:351 (ASM), the Coronado Wash site. AZ AA:8:350 (ASM) was tested for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (National Register) and is not...


Archaeological Investigations at Honey Bee Village, a Prehistoric Hohokam Ballcourt Village in the Cañada del Oro Valley of Southern Arizona: Description of Excavated Structures (2011)
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Honey Bee Village, AZ BB:9:88 (ASM), is a large, prehistoric ballcourt village in the northern Tucson Basin. It is situated on the southeastern bajada of the Tortolita Mountains in the southern Cañada del Oro Valley. The site area is adjacent to a large alluvial basin at the juncture of Big Wash and Honey Bee Canyon at a mean elevation of 878 m (2,880 ft) above sea level. In this report, descriptions of the excavated structures are provided for the most recent and most extensive archaeological...


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 1: Introduction, Feature Descriptions, Chronology, and Canals (2016)
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Logan Simpson conducted archaeological excavations between February and June 2013 for the City of Phoenix’s Frank Luke Addition (FLA) Project. The excavations were completed within a 9.1-acre parcel situated within the prehistoric site of La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1[ASM]), a Hohokam village located north of the Salt River. The FLA Project is located within a highly urbanized portion of the City of Phoenix (COP) in the Phoenix Basin, south-central Arizona. Historical documents indicate that the FLA...


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 2: Analytical Studies, Synthesis, and Data Appendixes (2016)
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Logan Simpson archaeologists recovered a total of 18,799 ceramic artifacts during testing and data recovery within the FLA Phase 2 and Phase 3 loci. The collection mainly consists of body sherds (92 percent) and rim sherds (8 percent) from pottery vessels, but small numbers of non-vessel ceramic artifacts (e.g., figurines, pipe stems, and raw clays), partially reconstructible vessels (PRV), and a complete vessel (CV) also were recovered. The PRVs generally consist of multiple refitted sherds...


Archaeological Investigations at Nine Sites in the Madera Highlands Development, Pima County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry D. Lyon.

Between March 27 and June 1, 2001, SWCA Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological investigations at nine archaeological sites on the 920-acre Madera Highlands property owned by Harvard Investments. The property encompasses lower bajada ridges and upper river terraces on the east side of the Santa Cruz River near the towns of Continental and Green Valley, Pima County, Arizona. The SWCA's excavations at Madera Highlands involved testing and data recovery at nine ridgetop sites in the...


Archaeological Investigations at Sites AZ BB:9:105 and 179 (ASM) Within Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, Arizona: The Stone Canyon Data Recovery Project (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas D. Yoder. S. Jerome Hesse.

On June 30 through July 15, 1999, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological data recovery at two sites, AZ BB:9:105 and 179 (ASM), in Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, Arizona. Vistoso Partners proposes to build custom homes there as part of the Stone Canyon development. The archaeological resources on the parcel are to be treated according to the provisions of the Rancho Vistoso Planned Area Development agreement between Vistoso Partners and the Town of Oro...


Archaeological Investigations at the Barrio 5C Site (AZ BB:9:166 [ASM]), A Hohokam Field House Site in Oro Valley, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kevin D. Wellman.

The Barrio 5C Site (AZ BB:9:166 [ASM]) is a small Rincon-phase Hohokam site in Oro Valley, Arizona. Between April 11 and April 20, 1995, SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants conducted excavations at the site as a combined testing and data recovery effort. Four cultural features were identified during the project: two pit structures and two areas of sheet trash. This report describes the investigations at the site, including the results of analysis of all artifacts recovered from the site, the...


Archaeological Investigations at the Outpost Estates II Parcel of AZ BB:10:59 (ASM)—An Early Agricultural Period San Pedro Phase Site in the Eastern Tucson Basin (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Jerome Hesse.

In June 2005 and September-October 2005, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA), under contract with Outpost Development, conducted archaeological testing and data recovery at AZ BB:10:59 (ASM), located in the eastern Tucson Basin, near Tucson, in Pima County, Arizona. Outpost Development, which has subsequently sub-divided the 10-acre project parcel into nine individual house lots, a development known as Outpost Estates II, funded the archaeological excavations to comply with Pima County’s...


Archaeological Investigations for the Sojourner Development Project: Data Recovery Near La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1 [ASM]) (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Lindly.

This report presents the results of an archaeological testing and data recovery program conducted in approximately one-half acre of land in central Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. The work was conducted at the request of the City of Phoenix, Neighborhood Services Department under an on-call archaeological services contract between the City and SWCA, Inc. (Contract no. 101005). The archaeological investigations were conducted in advance of the Sojourner Center development project due to a...


Archaeological Investigations in Northern Los Pozos, AZ AA:12:91 (ASM), for the Pima County Bleeder Channel Project, Pima County, Arizona (2014)
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Pima County Wastewater proposed construction of a bleeder channel on a City of Tucson-owned parcel in Pima County, Arizona. The parcel is within the northern boundary of the prehistoric site of Los Pozos, AZ AA:12:91 (ASM), a National Register of Historic Places-eligible property dating primarily to the Early Agricultural period (1200 B.C.-A.D. 50). The channel was planned from a bridge culvert on an access road to the RWRD Sweetwater Reclamation Campus to an existing rip-rap drainage channel...


Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport: A Class I and II Survey for the Master Plan Improvements Project (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald. M. Zyniecki.

This report presents the results of archival and archaeological document studies and archaeological testing for the Sky Harbor International Airport Master Plan Improvements project. Investigations were initiated on April 9, 1992, and completed on May 15, 1992, by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants, under contract to Griener, Inc. Griener was under contract to the City of Phoenix Aviation Department to complete an environmental impact statement for expansion of airport facilities. The Federal...


Archaeological Investigations in the Tinaja Hills, Pima County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler. Earl W. Sires.

This report presents project background information and the results of investigations conducted at five archaeological sites located in the Tinaja Hills of southern Arizona. These investigations (SWCA Project No. 88-15) were conducted during January, February, and March of 1989, by SWCA, under contract with Celia Barr Associates of Tucson, Arizona. These investigations were necessitated by the fact that the project area is currently under development as the Arizona Proving Grounds for...


Archaeological Investigations of Portions of AZ T:16:19 (ASM) Within the Maricopa Meadows Subdivision, Maricopa, Pinal County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael S. Foster. Chris D. North. Douglas R. Mitchell.

This report discusses the results of archaeological testing at AZ T:16:19 (ASM) by SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA). Previous archaeological survey in the area of a proposed residential development identified prehistoric Hohokam artifacts, more recent O’odham sherds, and a few Euroamerican artifacts that were collectively grouped into site AZ T:16:19 (ASM). Miller Holdings, Inc. (Miller Holdings) of Scottsdale, Arizona requested that SWCA conduct archaeological testing to determine if the...


Archaeological Monitoring and Data Recovery for the South of Osborn Road Sidewalk Project, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Leslie D. Aragon. Connie A. Darby.

Desert Archaeology, Inc., under contract to the City of Phoenix (City) Street Transportation Department (STD), has completed archaeological monitoring and data recovery for construction activities, south of Osborn Road in Phoenix, Arizona. The work at this locale was part of a project conducted by the City STD to install a new sidewalk, curb, and gutter along parcel APN 119-26 001-A, where there had previously been none. The City Archaeology Office recommended archaeological monitoring for this...