Soil (Material Keyword)

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Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...


Arizona Archaeological Society Stabilization Project at Homol'ovi I & II Part 1: Introduction & Homol'ovi II (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text E. Charles Adams. Jim Britton.

The primary interpretive site open to the public at Homol'ovi State Park (the Park) is Homol'ovi II. To enhance the visitors experience and understanding of what they are seeing, one large Kiva (structure 708) and five rooms and an outside activity area (structures 211, 212, 215, 216, 217, and 221) were excavated and previously stabilized. The Park's interpretive trail and signage lead the visitor to these areas and provide information. These areas have been impacted by visitation and weathering...


POLLEN ANALYSIS OF A HISTORIC GARDEN SOIL SAMPLE FROM THE LEXINGTON HOME SEAT PLANTATION, SITE 44FX736, IN LORTON, VIRGINIA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

A soil sample from Site 44FX736, a historical plantation in Lorton, Virginia, was submitted for pollen analysis. The soil was collected from a terraced garden constructed c. 1784 and maintained until c. 1820 (Paul Inashima, personal communication, June 24, 2011). Pollen analysis was undertaken in an effort to identify the garden plantings.


The Sky Harbor Project, Early Desert Farming and Irrigation Settlements, Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center, Volume 4: Special Studies, Synthesis, and Conclusions (1996)
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This volume, which presents the results of special studies, a project synthesis, and overall conclusions for the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center archaeological investigations, is the last of four. The City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department sponsored the project, which was coordinated by Mr. Robert J. Wojtan of the City of Phoenix and David H. Greenwald of SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants. The project area, approximately 800 acres located immediately west of Phoenix Sky...


Stabilization at the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Adrian White.

In March and April 1993, a preservation/stabilization assessment plan was developed and subsequent stabilization of the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) was conducted by Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) under contract to the Center for Desert Archaeology and Catalina State Park. The architectural recording forms were completed in conjunction with minimal excavation from April 5 through April 23. The actual stabilization occurred from May 3 through May 14. The Romero Ruin is a Hohokam site with an...