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AAS Homolovi Stabilization Project Scope of Work (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text E. Charles Adams. Jim Britton.

Due to State budget issues, Homol'ovi Ruins State Park, created in 1986 to preserve four ancestral Hopi villages, has been closed. Having concern there may not be any future maintenance done on the exposed structures; Ron Robinson, Chair, Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) suggested in a meeting at Homolovi on March 18 that perhaps the AAS could organize a stabilization team to help preserve the ruins, utilizing members with recognized expertise and experience in this type of work. (In...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project, Coronado to Dinosaur Transmission Line, Private, State, and Federal Lands, Apache and Navajo Counties, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Survey of Proposed Transmission Line Right-Of-Way STA. 0+00 - STA. 3874+21 and Proposed Transmission Line Realignment Right-Of-Way STA. 1748+30 - STA. 2375+50 (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard A. Brook.

Since May, 1975, the Museum of Northern Arizona, Department of Anthropology (hereafter "Museum"), has conducted archaeological investigations for the Salt River Project - Coronado Generating Station, Coronado-Dinosaur Transmission System, North End Project. This work, supported by contractual agreement, has consisted of an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed right-of-way, from Sta. 0+00 - Sta. 3874+21, and a realignment around Sta. 1748+30 to Sta. 2375+50, and the analysis and report...


Archaeological Monitoring of the Salt River Project Utility Line Expansion from Lassen Substation (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John T. Marshall.

The document presents the results of archaeological monitoring at the Salt River Project (SRP) Lassen Substation in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The work was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. for SRP and entailed monitoring for their expansion of utility lines along the Western Canal beginning at Lassen Substation. The project area is located within La Ciudad de Los Hornos (Los Hornos), a Hohokam site. Lassen Substation is on land owned by SRP; the Western Canal and right-of-way is owned...


Archaeological Testing of a Portion of Pueblo Del Alamo, Site AZ T:12:18 (ASU) (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark L. Chenault. David H. Greenwald.

An archaeological testing program was undertaken at a portion of Pueblo del Alamo (AZ T: 12:18 ASU). The project area encompasses 10 acres and contains a part of the site. It is located at the southwest corner of 59th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. Forty-one trenches were placed, systematically and judgmentally, within the 10 acre parcel. Thirty-five cultural features were found. Eight of the features are of historic date and 27 appear to be prehistoric. The Prehistoric occupation spans the...


Archaeomagnetic Dates and the Hohokam Phase Sequence (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey Eighmy. Randall H. McGuire.

Few things in Southwestern archaeology are so widely and hotly contested as the Hohokam phase sequence and chronology. Presently, no fewer than 12 different Hohokam chronologies exist and more appear to be under production. Disputes concerning the Hohokam chronology involve not only the dating of phases but also, even more basically, challenges to the integrity of the phase definitions. In the last decade, controversy has focused on three aspects of the chronology; (1) the validity and ordering...


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...


Arizona Archaeological Society Stabilization Project at Homol'ovi I & II Part 2: Homol'ovi I (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim Britton. E. Charles Adams.

Stabilization work on Room I, 27 wall tops, and several erosional channels over Room Block 300 on the south face of the North Pueblo was begun in May 2011 and completed in September 2011 by members of the Arizona Archaeological Society under the direction of Jim Britton.


The Beeline Archaeological Project (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland. Scott Fedick.

The Salt River Project (SRP) and Arizona Public Service Company (APS) constructed three transmission lines along a portion of the Beeline Highway on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). SRP proposed to build a new line that connects the Pinnacle Peak, Brandow, and Papago Buttes substations. At the same time, APS proposed to realign two existing transmission lines and move them out of the Salt River channel and onto the north terrace above the river. Prior to construction,...


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.


Mitigation Plan for 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....


A Plan for the Management of Archaeological Sites in the Tempe Papago Park Area (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Arizona State University (ASU).

Papago Park in the City of Tempe extends from Tempe Butte northward across the Salt River bed into the southern portion of the Papago hills. The archaeological sites in the park are relatively small, but they represent both the Indian and Anglo occupation of the Salt River Valley, and span more than one thousand years of history (A.D. 800 to late 1800s and early 1900s). Excavations at two of the sites have produced artifacts dating to a) the prehistoric Indian period, b) the early historic...


POLLEN ANALYSIS OF A SAMPLE FROM THE SIBLEY SITE 1, SQUAW BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA (2018)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

One sediment sample from a 50 mm diameter core sample taken from the Sibley Site 1, Squaw Bay, Ontario, was collected and submitted for pollen analysis. The core exhibited rhythmic clay with visible dark and light bands. A portion of the core was AMS radiocarbon dated, producing an age of 13,800 ± 60 14C BP (Fred Dean, personal communication, September 6, 2018). The sample was submitted to identify the local vegetation around Lake Superior during the late Pleistocene.


Rye Creek Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. S. Wood. Emil W. Haury. W. Kaemlein, Jr.. F. Olson. A. Olson.

This contains the Arizona Site Steward file for the Rye Creek Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a masonry pueblo or compound with room and courtyard burials, as well as trash middens and a possible watchtower. The file consists of a cultural resources inventory form, Bureau of American Ethnology catalogue of manuscripts card, a copy of "A Report on Excavations at the Rye Creek Ruin," two hand drawn site maps, four maps of the site location, two Arizona...


Shovel Test Excavation Forms, Blossom Point Field Test Facility, 2002.022_0005 (2000)
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Excavation forms for shovel tests at Blossom Point Field Test Facility at the site 18CH162.


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...


STARCH, PROTEIN, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITE CA-SAC-15/H, SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan. Chad Yost.

Samples representing shaped clay, basket impressed clay, and flaked lithics from site CA-SAC-15/H in Sacramento County, California were submitted for starch, protein, and organic residue analysis. Samples will be tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR).


Structural Investigation: San Rafael Ranch State Park, Lochiel, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text KPFF Consulting Engineers.

The report contains findings from a structural engineering investigation of the San Rafael Ranch State Park, Lochiel, AZ. The review is prepared for Arizona State Parks in order to assess the structural condition of the Ranch House, especially the porch, cursory review of the other dilapidated buildings on site, and recommend any further analysis and/or investigations required.


The Structure and Organization of Basketmaker III Field Houses at the Cottonwood Seep Site (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

Early settlement of the Cottonwood Seep Site consisted of small, informal pit structures and large jacal surface structures that were used on a seasonal basis for a period from approximately A.D. 500 until about A.D. 800. This paper examines the structure and organization of the Basketmaker III settlement, focusing on group organization, site function, resource availability, and environmental considerations. Unlike many of the surrounding Basketmaker III field house sites, the Cottonwood Seep...