metate (Material Keyword)

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Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: the Tator Hills Archaeological Project (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carl D. Halbirt. T. Kathleen Henderson.

This report describes the results of archaeological investigations undertaken northeast and in the vicinity of the Tator Hills at the southern edge of the Santa Cruz Flats. The archaeological investigations were funded by the Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Projects Office, and identified as Tasks 43 and 45 of Contract 3-PA-30-00740. The work was conducted to mitigate the impact to prehistoric resources in the construction of the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, Central Unit IV...


A Cultural Resource Evaluation of the Salt River Project Fence Lake Coal Mine and Transportation Corridor in Catron County, New Mexico (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Dennis Gilpin. Richard Anduze.

On August 15 and 16, 1994, Dennis Gilpin and Richard A. Anduze, archaeologists, and Lex Palmer, historical specialist, of SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, evaluated seven previously recorded archaeological sites and attempted to relocate an eighth in the proposed Fence Lake Mine and Railroad Transporation Corridor in Catron County, New Mexico. The project was sponsored by Salt River Project (SRP); the lead federal agency for cultural resources is the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las...


POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, AND STARCH ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES LA 108617, LA 172154, AND LA 172155, LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2019)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Paul M. Miller.

As designed for the Intercontinental Potash, Inc. (ICP) Ochoa Project, a proposed ICP plant facility will be built approximately 2 km east of the Double X Ranch and 35 km west of the town of Jal in Lea County, New Mexico. Samples from three prehistoric sites (LA 108617, LA 172154, and LA 172155), collected during cultural resource data recovery, were submitted for phytolith and starch analyses. In addition to phytolith and starch analyses, pollen analysis was performed on three of the seven...


A Preliminary Report of Archaeological Sites Found Along the All American Pipeline Right-of-Way Between Oracle, Arizona and a Point 145 Miles to the West (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David G. Batcho.

Between March 5th and April 20th, 1985, archaeologists from the Cultural Resources Management Division of New Mexico State University (NMSU) conducted an archaeological clearance survey of all lands along the proposed right-of-way of the All American Pipeline Project (AAPL) between Highway 77 near Oracle, Arizona to a point 145 miles to the west. The survey was directed by David G. Batcho; Judy Brunson was field supervisor. Field crew size varied between 4 and 8 persons. This survey was carried...


Preliminary Results of Archaeological Testing at AZ U:10:122 (ASM) and AZ U:10:123 (ASM) within the Proposed Red Mountain Freeway Corridor (Gilbert Road to Higley Road) Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Erin Davis. Laurene Montero. Michael Stubing. Mary-Ellen Walsh.

Entranco conducted archaeological testing at AZ U:10:122 (ASM) and AZ U:10:123 (ASM) during October and November 2000. The testing was done to assess the eligibility of the two sites for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The project was completed at the request of the Arizona Department of Transportation prior to the proposed construction of the Red Mountain Freeway Gilbert Road to Higley Road segment, which will impact both AZ U:10:122 (ASM) and AZ U:10:123 (ASM)....


PROTEIN RESIDUE (CIEP) ANALYSIS OF A METATE FROM SITE CA-SDI-16111 (P-37-024301), SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (2018)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Caitlin A. Clark. Linda Scott Cummings.

One granite metate fragment was recovered from Site CA-SDI-16111 (P-37-024301), a prehistoric site located in the Anza Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego County, California. The site consists of two milling features, an agave roasting pit, and artifact scatter (James Daniels, personal communication, September 14, 2018). The granite metate fragment was submitted for protein residue analysis.


Review Draft (Project No. 03-09): Archaeological Investigations on State Lands along the Santan Expansion Project Pipeline Corridor, Pinal County, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David R. Hart. Douglas B. Craig.

Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) plans to construct a natural gas pipeline along its Santan Expansion Project, between Gilbert and Coolidge in Maricopa and Pinal counties, Arizona. In order to mitigate the impact of pipeline construction on culturally significant properties, SRP contracted Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) to recover archaeological data from 10 sites located along the proposed 36-mile long...


STARCH, PROTEIN, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITE 5MF3006, MOFFAT COUNTY, COLORADO (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

Site 5MF3006, located in Moffat County, yielded numerous manos and metates, indicating that grinding starchy food was important to the occupants of this site. Sampling focus was on groundstone and control samples related to these groundstone. Analyses selected for identifying food processing include starch, protein residue, and FTIR.


Studies Along the Lower Agua Fria River: The Eastwing Site and the Marinette Canal (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Rodgers.

Two sites, one prehistoric and one historic, situated northwest of Phoenix and in the south-central part of Arizona, are discussed. Limited field excavation and archival research reveal that the historic site, the Marinette Canal (NA18,267), built in 1910, may have been fed by well water, local runoff, and the seasonal flow of the Agua Fria River. It heads along Calderwood Butte and extends almost 10 km southward toward the present community of Sun City, Arizona. The prehistoric site, the...