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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...


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...


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...


The Archaeology of Alamo Lake, Arizona: A Cultural Resources Sample Survey (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory.

During July and August of 1987, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2400, acres, located in and around Alamo Dam and Reservoir and within the property administered by the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the survey.,44 archaeological sites and eight isolated, non-site occurrences of cultural materials were discovered and recorded. Other environmental data relevant to the interpretation of cultural resources within the study area...


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...


Context database of artifact counts for spaces in which board games were found in Bronze Age Cyprus (2014)
DATASET Walter Crist.

This dataset contains artifact counts for every space in Bronze Age Cypriot settlements in which game boards were found. Artifact classes are explained in: Crist, Walter. 2016. Games of Thrones: Board Games and Social Complexity in Bronze Age Cyprus. Unpublished PhD Dissertation, Arizona State University.


Cueva De Los Bailadores/Polimana Pictographs Arizona Site Steward File (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Don Ketchum. Jeanne Ketchum.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the site Cueva De Los Bailadores/Polimana Pictographs, located on Apache Sitgreaves National Forest land. The file consists of a rock art site report, site map, two maps of the site location, and two pages of pictograph data and sketches. The earliest dated document is from 1999.


Cultural Resources Survey of a Portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, and a Proposed Alignment for a New Access Road in Yavapai County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M. Zyniecki. Thomas N. Motsinger.

An archaeological survey of a portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona, was completed for the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona State Parks by SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, under contract to Entranco Engineers, Inc., in July 1990. The project was undertaken for a proposed new access road to the park and a bridge across the Verde River as well as for proposed improvements within the park. Sites AZ N:4:18 (ASM) and AZ N:4:31 (ASM) had been formally...


Data Recovery at Four Sites in Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Barbara S. MacNider. Mac McDonnell. Jerryll Moreno. John Rapp. Teresa L. Hoffman.

A data recovery program was completed at four archaeological sites (AZ N:4:37 [NA 25,511], N:4:65 [NA 25,512], N:4:66 [NA 25,513], and N:4:68(ASM) [NA 25,514]) by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) for the Phase 3 Roadway Improvement Project (North Campground Facilities) at Dead Horse Ranch State Park (Park) (Figure 1.1). This program represents the last of a series of mitigation actions conducted for an undertaking sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and...


Davenport Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Davenport Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Prehistoric limestone pueblo with more than 100 rooms, as well as artifact scatter, a roasting pit, and burial sites. The file consists of a Central Arizona Water Control Study site description, Tonto National Forest site inspection, two site maps, an Arizona State University site survey form, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from...


Dead Horse Ranch State Park: An Archeological Overview (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Timothy J. Price.

On February 27, 1974, the Arizona State Parks Board adopted a Master Plan for Dead Horse State Ranch. The park covers some 320 acres. Though the proposed development plan has been altered on several occasions, it has included the construction of three man-made lakes for public fishing, the preservation of natural wildlife habitats and archaeological sites with appropriate interpretive programs, as well as the creation of hiking trails to afford recreational opportunities. Camping areas with...


Dry Creek Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Patti Fennen. V. Collins.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Dry Creek Ruin site, comprised of a limestone and river boulder pueblo with trash middens, terracing, and artifact scatter, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a cultural resource preliminary inventory form, cultural resources inventory form, one page site data overview, and map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1928.


Fish Canyon Survey (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bruce B. Huckell. Tim Rollins. M. M. Farrell. Mark M. South. Barbara Murphy. Ronald Beckwith.

An archaeological survey of slightly more than 1.25 square miles (approximately 840 acres) of land located at the eastern edge of the Coronado National Forest (Nogales Ranger District) approximately 4.2 miles northwest of Sonoita has been performed by the Cultural Resource Management Division (CRMD) of the Arizona State Museum. The survey was done at the request of Genesis Real Estate and Development, Incorporated, as part of a proposed land exchange with the Coronado National Forest.


Fort Jeremy Arizona Site Steward File (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeremy Haines. S. Courtright. E. Morgan.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Fort Jeremy site, comprised of a fortified hilltop, clay hearth, and artifact scatter, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a heritage inventory form and map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1997.


Games of Thrones: Board Games and Social Complexity in Bronze Age Cyprus
PROJECT Uploaded by: Walter Crist

This study frames research on board games within a body of anthropological theory and method to examine the long-term social changes that effect play and mechanisms through which play may influence societal change. Drawing from ethnographic literature focusing on the performative nature of games and their effectiveness at providing a method for strengthening social bonds through grounding, I examine changes in the places in which people engaged in play over the course of the Bronze Age on...


Hidden Hills Area Arizona Site Steward File (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Herron.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Hidden Hills Area, comprised of the sites of Casa Blanca and Castle Di, located on Bureau of Land Management land. These sites contain C-shaped pueblos, a white limestone rock alignment, and artifact scatter. The file consists of a site data form, page of extra information on the Hidden Hill sites, and a Bureau of Land Management Arizona State Office cultural resource site record for each of the two sites. The earliest dated document is from 1994.


Howard Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steve Fuller. William Gibson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Howard Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Hohokam room block or pueblo with outlying compound, artifact scatter, burial pits, trash deposit, and a roasting pit. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, hand drawn site maps, maps of the site location, a page of notes, a Forest Service Archaeological and Historical Site Inventory form, and two Central Arizona Water Control Study site descriptions. The...


Ister Flats Arizona Site Steward File (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Neily. C. Donta. J. Howard.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Ister Flats site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Late Classic Sinagua room block with courtyards, trash mounds, a rock-lined pit, and artifact scatter. The file consists of a site data form, hand drawn maps of the site, maps of the site location, an artifact diversity form, a Tonto National Forest cultural resources inventory form, a Central Arizona Water Control Study site description form, and an Arizona State...


K. A. Ranch Arizona Site Steward File (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. Stone Morris.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the K.A. Ranch Site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of the remnants of two prehistoric canals, artifact scatter, and a storage pit. The file consists of a site data form, map of the site location, two Central Arizona Water Control Study site descriptions, two Arizona State University site survey forms, and a hand drawn site map. The earliest forms date from 1964.


Land Use and Resource Exploitation of the Sonoran Desert: A Sample Survey of Cultural Resources in Mohave, La Paz, and Yavapai Counties, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bruce A. Jones.

In April and November, 1989, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resource survey of nearly 4,000 acres of land owned by the State of Arizona in Mohave, Yavapai and La Paz counties. The field reconnaissance documented 16 archaeological sites consisting of artifact scatters, trails, rock features, rock art and stationary grinding-features. The non-random survey strategy was based on a stratified sample of 640 acre-study units in the Hualapai and Aquarius Mountains, the Big Sandy Valley and...


Lion Spring Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1967)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Roger Kelly. J. S. Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Lion Spring Ruin site, comprised of a compound with a granite room block, trash, and a possible cemetery, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, hand drawn site map, and a Museum of Northern Arizona form. The earliest dated document is from 1967.


Results of Archaeological Testing at the Proposed New Lagoon Site/Borrow Pit in Dead Horse Ranch State Park Yavapai County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M. Zyniecki.

An archaeological testing program was conducted at the proposed new lagoon site/borrow pit in Dead Horse Ranch State Park. The project was undertaken by SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, under contract to Entranco Engineers, Inc. and was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona State Parks. The area tested was 33,910 m² (8.4 ac.). Twenty-eight systematically located backhoe trenches and two judgmentally placed backhoe trenches were excavated. Sixteen artifacts were...


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 14, Volume 1: Stone and Shell Artifacts (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) involved the testing and excavation of 27 sites in the Lower Tonto Basin of central Arizona. This is one of three related data recovery projects undertaken in the Tonto Basin for the Bureau of Reclamation prior to the raising of the Roosevelt Lake dam. The results of the RCD project are presented in four Anthropological Papers of the Center for Desert Archaeology: Anthropological Papers No. 12 is the research design; Anthropological Papers No. 13...


Roosevelt Community Development Study-Center for Desert Archaeology
PROJECT Douglas Craig. Mark Elson. Deborah Swartz. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office. William Doelle.

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) was one of three data recovery mitigative studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with Desert Archaeology, Inc. to complete the research for...