Charcoal (Material Keyword)

1-25 (295 Records)

95-64: Letter Report (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman.

A formal report was not written for this project.


96-12: Letter Report (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman.

A formal report was not written for this project.


96-65: Letter Report (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman.

A formal report was not written for this project.


Additional Archaeological and Historical Research in the Tucson Presidio, Historic Block 181, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

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...


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...


Additional Archaeological Testing at the UMOM Property in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd W. Bostwick. Douglas R. Mitchell.

The UMOM Additional Testing Project is located in Phoenix. The UMOM development project is a multi-phased development project that began in 2009 and involves the acquisition of property, the demolition of existing buildings, and the construction of multi-family housing and associated amenities. The project is on private property, but has received federal funding from Housing and Urban Development (HUD), so the effects of this undertaking on cultural resources have been considered in order to...


Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at  Ancient Gordion
PROJECT Uploaded by: Page Selinsky

This book publishes the results of 220 botanical samples from the 1993–2002 Gordion excavations directed by Mary Voigt. Together with Naomi Miller’s 2010 volume (Gordion Special Studies 5), this book completes the publication of botanical samples from Voigt’s excavations. The book aims to reconstruct agricultural decision making using archaeological and paleoenvironmental data from Gordion to describe environmental and agricultural changes at the site. Different political and economic systems...


AMS Analysis of Charcoal Samples From Semino Mountains, South Granite Mountain Fault System, Central Wyoming (2021)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Travis Jones.

Eight bulk sediment samples were submitted for charcoal identification of radiocarbon datable materials and AMS radiocarbon dating from the south granite mountain fault system, Seminoe Mountains, central Wyoming.


AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF CHARCOAL SAMPLES FROM THE CORCKRAN SITE (18QU1047), QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Peter Kováčik.

Five samples of charcoal recovered from the Corckran Site (18QU1047) in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland were submitted for identification and radiocarbon dating.


AMS RADIOCARBON ANALYSIS OF CHARCOAL FROM THE JEFFREY SITE-AREA B, BREWSTER COUNTY, TEXAS (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman.

The Jeffrey Site-Area B is situated on a relatively narrow alluvial terrace, just north of Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas. Feature 2 consists of a pavement type hearth/shallow basin from which charcoal was collected for AMS radiocarbon dating.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF AN ISOLATED HEARTH FROM TERLINGUA CREEK, BREWSTER COUNTY, TEXAS (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Charcoal that was hand picked from a hearth along Terlingua Creek was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating.


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 SAMPLES FROM NAHAL AMRAM, ISRAEL (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

A fabric fragment, charcoal, and wood from Nahal Amram, Israel, were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. Nahal Amram is an area of ancient copper mining, and all three samples are associated with mines.


Ancient Farming Along the Salt River: Data Recovery at a 9th Century Field House Community (AZ T:12:395[ASM]) for the Coral Pointe Development in Phoenix, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark L. Chenault. Douglas R. Mitchell.

The City of Phoenix requested that archaeological work be conducted at the location of the proposed Coral Pointe Apartments Project in Phoenix. The Project is on private property but will receive federal funding so the effects of this undertaking on cultural resources must be considered to comply with section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. According to the City of Phoenix archaeological site files, several prehistoric canals cross the area of potential effect (APE). Although no...


Arbitrary Collections at Bluestone Reservoir
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Program’s (VCP) Alexandria, Virginia laboratory in September 2014. The Alexandria VCP laboratory is a USACE, St. Louis District’s Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections program, which is staffed through the archaeological contracting firms, Cogstone‐Berger, JV. The procedures employed to re‐house the archaeological material...


An Archaeological Assessment of the Bear Creek Shelter, Lake Whitney, Texas (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark J. Lynott.

The Bear Creek Shelter (41HI17) was recorded and tested by the River Basin Surveys in 1947. At that time, the site was judged to be shallow and insignificant. Enlargement of Lake Whitney in 1975 subjected the site to wave action, which resulted in the exposure of numerous artifacts through erosion of the deposit. This was noticed and reported by members of the Texas Archaeological Society. Testing in 1976 and 1978 by the Archaeology Research Program of Southern Methodist University revealed a...


Archaeological Data Recovery for the Ellsworth Road Widening Project, Queen Creek, Maricopa County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text A.E. (Gene) Rogge. Pamela J. Cox.

MCDOT and the Town of Queen Creek are widening 2.7 kilometers (1.7 miles) of Ellsworth Road to six lanes. MCDOT retained URS Corporation to conduct cultural resource studies to address the Maricopa County Comprehensive Plan objectives for promoting appreciation and preservation of significant archaeological and historical resources within the framework of state and federal laws. The law applicable to this project is the Arizona Antiquities Act. A survey documented that the project could affect...


Archaeological Data Recovery of 1.1 Acres within the Prehistoric Site of La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1[ASM]), Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John T. Marshall. Douglas B. Craig.

This document presents a report describing archaeological data recovery within a 1.1 acre parcel located near the eastern edge of AZ T:12:1(ASM), a large Hohokam village known as La Ciudad. Data recovery was undertaken to collect information and analyze materials from a sample of features at the site in order to mitigate the impacts of the planned construction of a women’s center for victims of domestic abuse. A single prehistoric pit house was investigated during the project. No additional...


Archaeological Excavations at Nine Sites Near the Mouth of Pima Canyon, Tucson, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David P. Doak.

In the fall of 1995, archaeological test excavations were conducted on nine archaeological sites near the mouth of Pima Canyon, north of Tucson, Arizona. The operation involved the excavation of approximately 200 1 x 1 m test units. This was intended not only to test the sites in question, but also to mitigate impending damages to as many of those sites as possible, so that further archaeological work would not have to be done. In the case of seven of these sites, the level of mitigation...


Archaeological Excavations at the Arivaca Wash Cemetery, AZ DD:7:26 (ASM), Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel. Penny Dufoe Minturn. Lorrie Lincoln-Babb.

Erosion along a wash running into Arivaca Creek resulted in the exposure of skeletal remains from a prehistoric cemetery. Under contract to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Desert Archaeology conducted emergency excavations in November of 1994 to rescue those remains that had partially fallen into the wash. The surviving portions of four burials were removed, and a fifth burial was discovered but left in situ. The presence of five burials in such a restricted area suggests that a larger...


Archaeological Excavations of the Hooper Warehouse, the Tucson Sampling Works, and the Southern Pacific Railroad Clubhouse, Historic Block 95, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

The results of archaeological testing and data recovery to mitigate the impacts of construction associated with the Plaza Centro project, a private development with support from the City of Tucson, are presented in this report. A survey and archival study (Diehl 2005) indicated that Historic Block 95, AZ BB:13:809 (ASM), once contained the Southern Pacific Employees Club, a facility built and used in the early twentieth century, as well as other buildings. Archaeological testing was recommended...


Archaeological Field and Analytical Studies for the Community Noise Reduction Program, Phoenix, Arizona (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

This report is the first of two technical reports that present the results of archaeological and historical studies conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc., and Arizona Preservation Consultants personnel for the City of Phoenix (City) Community Noise Reduction Program and associated Voluntary Acquisition and Relocation Services (CNRP-VARS) Program. Residential parcels within seven City-defined neighborhoods were the focus of archaeological investigations, including: North Neighborhood, AZ T:12:258...


Archaeological Investigations and Data Recovery at Historic Block 83, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

The arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad in Tucson on 20 March 1880, dramatically changed the community. Historic Block 83 was located across the street from the railroad depot and developed rapidly in response to the sudden influx of departing or arriving travelers. Boarding houses, a hotel, saloons, restaurants, barber shops, a pool hall, a Chinese laundry, and several small stores were among the businesses that catered to these people. The southeastern corner of the block was associated...


Archaeological Investigations at AZ AA:12:16 (ASM), the EK Ranch Site, Pima County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. James M. Heidke. J. Homer Thiel. Jennifer A. Waters.

In November 1997, Desert Archaeology, Inc., conducted archaeological testing along a portion of AZ AA:12:16 (ASM). According to the Arizona State Museum site card, this Hohokam site was originally recorded by Mitalsky, in 1937. Mitalsky found Hohokam pottery, cremated human bone, and ground stone scattered along the embankments and in adjacent cotton fields. In the years since the site card was filled out, this area has been extensively developed, with little additional archaeological work. ...


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...