Bone (Material Keyword)

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Additional Archaeological Testing at Site AZ EE:9:91, Patagonia Lake State Park, Southern Arizona (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jon S. Czaplicki.

Archaeological testing was conducted at site AZ EE:9:91 at Patagonia Lake State Park from 28 through 30 October 1981. This work, done under contract to Arizona State Parks under Arizona State Museum {ASM) permit 81-23, was to supplement similar investigation carried out by ASH personnel at AZ EE:9:91 on 8 and 9 June 1981. The testing crew consisted of Annick George, Carol McCarthy, James Mayberry, and Jon S. Czaplicki. Earlier testing involved backhoe excavation of four trenches to determine...


AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF BISON BONE FROM THE FRED BURR #1 SITE (24GN1095), MONTANA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Two bison bone fragments were recovered from the Fred Burr #1 site (24GN1095), located on the bank of Fred Burr Creek east of Phillipsburg in western Montana. These bison bone fragments were submitted for AMS radiocarbon age determination.


AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF BONE COLLAGEN FROM MONTE VERDE I, CHILE (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Monte Verde I, located in south-central Chile, has produced radiocarbon dates indicating pre-Clovis occupation. Dates concurrent with occupational surface artifacts and features at MVII, including lithic, non-lithic artifacts, architectural remains, and spatial patterning, indicate site occupation approximately 14,600 to 14,200 years Cal BP (Dillehay, et al. 2008:784). Excavations at MV-I have produced dates ranging from 16,000 ± 60 to 9320 ± 40 BP. Noncultural levels have been dated between...


AMS RADIOCARBON DATES ON BONE SAMPLES FROM SHEEP ROCK SPRING (24JF292), JEFFERSON COUNTY, MONTANA (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Jennifer L.B. Milligan. Peter Kovacik.

Sheep Rock Spring (24JF292) is a deeply stratified Middle to Early Precontact occupation site located northeast of Whitehall in Jefferson County, Montana. This stratified alluvial/colluvial locality is situated on the southeast-facing slope of Bull Mountain near Sheep Rock Spring in the Sheep Creek Valley. The spring is currently used as a water source for cattle. The existing radiocarbon chronology on bone indicates that the zone of fluctuating water table has introduced contaminants (Wilson...


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A DRILLED BONE FROM THE HAGEN SITE, 24DW2, MONTANA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

A drilled rib bone was submitted for radiocarbon dating. The bone, which has been curated for many years, had several severe cracks and had been shellacked. Treatment prior to radiocarbon dating included removing the shellac, then recovering collagen.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF BONE AND CHARCOAL FROM THE MACHAFFIE SITE (24JF4), WEST-CENTRAL, MONTANA (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Bone and carbon-enriched sediments from the MacHaffie Site (24JF4) in west-central Montana were submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF BONE FROM SITE 25FT376, HUGH BUTLER LAKE (RED WILLOW LAKE), FRONTIER COUNTY, NEBRASKA (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

Two pieces of bone from site 25FT376 were submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. This site reflects a remnant of a Holocene terrace on an island in Hugh Butler Lake (Red Willow Lake) in Frontier County, Nebraska. This island is usually under water in the reservoir, but has been exposed during draw-down of the reservoir for repairs to Red Willow Dam. The island surface contains a scatter of bison bone, chipped stone tools, and lithic debitage. Site 25FT376 is believed to reflect an Early Archaic,...


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF BONE FROM SITE 26EK9840, NEVADA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Two bone fragments recovered from 26EK9840, a site exhibiting evidence of Archaic occupation, were submitted for radiocarbon dating. These bone fragments represent Levels 20-30 cm and 40-50 cm.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF BONE FROM SITE CA-SDI-1313/14791 ON THE MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman.

Three bone fragments from Site CA-SDI-1313/14791 were submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. This site is located on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in northern San Diego County, southern California. These bone fragments are expected to date between 6800-3000 BP. Sufficient collagen was recovered from only one of the bone fragments; therefore, an additional three bone samples were submitted. A total of four dates were obtained.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF BONE FROM SPOKANE CREEK, MONTANA (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan.

A single bone fragment from Spokane Creek, Montana was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF BONE SAMPLES FROM SITES HdSd-70 AND HdSd-370, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Bone fragments collected from sites HdSd-70 and HdSd-370 were recovered during the Williston Reservoir Archaeology Project - 1301, British Columbia, Canada. Sites HdSd-70 and HdSd-370 are in close proximity to one another along an old river channel in the semi-eroded reservoir drawdown zone. The bone at these sites consisted of isolated and restricted surface and subsurface scatters at the edge of the channel. Dates from these samples are expected to fall in the mid- to late-Holocene.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL AND BONE FROM THE WAHKPA CHU’GN BISON KILL SITE (24HL0101), MONTANA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman.

Three bison bone samples and two pieces of charcoal were submitted from the Wahkpa Chu’gn bison kill site (24HL0101) in north-central Montana. One bone sample was recovered from a large fire-cracked rock feature found in Area E. Two charcoal samples and two bison bone samples were recovered from Display House #5, the westernmost display area, in Area D. The earliest occupation appears to have been the Besant Complex around 2000-1500 BP. There was a short occupation by the Avonlea Complex,...


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF VARIOUS BONES FROM PLEISTOCENE FAUNA (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Six bone fragments and/or bone cores were submitted to PaleoResearch Institute for AMS radiocarbon dating.


Analysis of Historic Artifacts and Faunal Material From Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Margaret Glass.

Cathy Johnson of Arizona State Parks asked Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to analyze historic material recovered from salvage excavations at the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (AZ X:6:90(ASM)), which was used from 1876 to 1909. The artifacts were unexpectedly encountered during the demolition of a deteriorating adobe wall. This wall will be replaced by a reproduction of the original 18-ft walls that enclosed the old prison yard. Most of the artifacts were recovered...


The Archaeological Conservancy Site Survey, Feature Documentation, Cultural Resources Map Update, and Stabilization at Barrio de Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steve Koczan.

The Barrio de Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, is an archaeological preserve owned and managed by The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC). The Tubac settlement and townsite are included in the National Register of Historic Places. The Barrio de Tubac is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places and a nomination form is being prepared. On February 27 and 28, 2002, Steve Koczan from TAC and Barbara Ruppman and Philip Halpenny from the Tubac Historical Society completed...


Archaeological Data Recovery for Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Design of Access Roads: Preliminary Summary of Findings (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Simon Bruder.

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is planning to undertake construction associated with the design of access roads and parking areas for the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Areas where ground disturbance will occur include (1) existing and new roads and parking areas within the park; (2) the access road across the Tonto National Forest, which will be upgraded, and (3) an area south of the Forest access road where a stock tank will be installed. Five archaeological sites that...


Archaeological Monitoring for a Subsurface Electricity Line and Guard Rail Footings at Yuma Territorial State Historic Park (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Arizona State Parks has completed archaeological monitoring for excavations associated with park improvements at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Arizona. Excavations consisted of footings for a guard rail and a trench for an electricity line. Monitoring was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, September 16 and 17, and Tuesday, November 10, 1992, by Laurene G. Montero, Archaeologist for Arizona State Parks. This work was accomplished pursuant to ARS 41-861 through 41-864 of the...


Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. William H. Doelle.

Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Grady.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources survey of the Salt-Gila (Fannin-McFarland) Aqueduct as part of its environmental assessment of the impacts of the proposed Central Arizona Project. Twenty-two archaeological sites and two major areas of cultural activity were identified during the survey. Of these sites, 19 were recommended for further investigation and 5 were suggested for clearance (not eligible for the NRHP). The...


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...


Archaeological Testing at the Romero Ruin: Part 2 (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz.

Limited archaeological testing was conducted at the Romero Ruin, AZ BB:9:1 (ASM), during the spring of 1993 by archaeologists from the Center for Desert Archaeology. The site is a large prehistoric Hohokam village with an overlying historic component, located in Catalina State Park approximately 10 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the testing program was threefold: 1) to expose archaeological features along the interpretive trail prior to the features' being stabilized, 2) to...


Archaeological Testing of Site AZ EE:9:91, Patagonia Lake State Park, South-Central Arizona (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kurt Dongoske.

On June 8 and 9, 1981, Richard Ervin, Annick George, and Kurt Dongoske of the Arizona State Museum, Cultural Resource Management Section, conducted archaeological testing at AZ EE:9:91 (ASH). This work was done under contract with the Arizona State Parks (P.O. #S-81-02). Testing of AZ EE:9:91 was carried out to better determine the nature and extent of the site, and to aid in determining what impacts proposed campground development might have upon the site. The site is at an elevation of...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


AZ Q:2:47 and AZ Q:3:98 Arizona Site Steward File (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text L. D'Ascenzo.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for AZ Q:2:47 and AZ Q:3:98, comprised of a burnt pit house village and extensive artifact scatter, located on State Trust land. The file consists of Arizona State Museum archaeological site cards. The earliest dated document is from 1991.


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory R. Seymour. Mark C. Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...