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Hohokam Archaeology Along Phase B of the Tucson Aqueduct Central Arizona Project, Volume 1: Syntheses and Interpretations (1989)

DOCUMENT John C. Ravesloot.

This is the first of five volumes that report the results of the Tucson Aqueduct Phase B Project, The excavation was funded by the United States Bureau of Reclamation under Contract No, 6-CS-30-03500 from December 1985 to December 1988, Volume 1 presents syntheses and interpretations of the analyses that resulted from the investigation of 13 Hohokam sites in the Avra Valley west of Tucson, Arizona, The Tucson Aqueduct Phase B Project involved excavation or surface collection and mapping of...


Hohokam Archaeology Along Phase B of the Tucson Aqueduct Central Arizona Project, Volume 2: Excavations at Fastimes (AZ AA:12:384) A Rillito Phase site in the Avra Valley (1988)

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In 1986 archaeologists from the Cultural Resource Management Division of the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, excavated a Rillito phase Hohokam settlement that lay in the path of the Tucson Aqueduct Phase B, Central Arizona Project. The site, AZ AA:12:384, nicknamed "Fastimes," was located northwest of Tucson at the northern end of the Avra Valley, some 6,7 km southwest of the Santa Cruz River. Trenching and stripping revealed 96 features, including at least 30 pit houses....


Hohokam Archaeology Along Phase B of the Tucson Aqueduct Central Arizona Project, Volume 3: Excavations at Water World (AZ AA:16:94) A Rillito Phase Ballcourt Village in the Avra Valley (1989)

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During 1986 and 1987 archaeologists from the Cultural Resource Management Division, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, excavated a Rillito phase Hohokam settlement that lay in the right-of-way for the Tucson Aqueduct Phase B, Central Arizona Project. Known as Water World (AZ AA:l6:94 ASM), the site is located at the southern end of the Avra Valley on the distal end of a lower bajada of the Tucson Mountains. One hundred and forty-seven features were identified by backhoe trenching and...


Hohokam Archaeology Along Phase B of the Tucson Aqueduct Central Arizona Project, Volume 4: Small Sites and Specialized Reports (1989)

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Volume 4 of the Tucson Aqueducet Phase B project, the fourth in a series of five reports, describes the results of the investigations at all archaeological sites other than the two large Rillito phase settlements Water World and Fastimes. It reports the results of excavations at 11 sites: four limited activity sites (AZ AA:12:383, AA:l2:465, AA:l2:481, and AA:l2:484, better known as Hawk's Nest); two farmstead-field house sites (AZ AA:l6:97 and AA:l6:161); a probable protohistoric site (AZ...


Hohokam Archaeology Along Phase B of the Tucson Aqueduct Central Arizona Project, Volume 5: Data Appendixes for AZ AA:12:384 (Fastimes), AZ AA 16:94 (Water World), AZ AA:12:484 (Hawk's Nest), and AZ AA:16:161 (1989)

DOCUMENT Jon S. Czaplicki. John C. Ravesloot.

This volume is the last of five volumes that report results of the Tucson Aqueduct Phase B Project. The excavation was funded by the United States Bureau of Reclamation under Contract No. 6-CS-30-03500 from December 1985 to June 1989. Volume 5 presents provenience data for various artifact and non-artifact materials recovered from the excavations and discussed in Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4.


Tucson Aqueduct Project Phase B

PROJECT Lynn S. Teague. Jon Czaplicki. John C. Ravesloot. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Tucson Aqueduct Phase B Project represents the first substantial archaeological investigations and excavations to be conducted in the Avra Valley. Prior to the 1983 intensive survey of the Phase B alignment by archaeologists from the Arizona State Museum, archaeological investigation of the Avra Valley had been limited primarily to occasional clearance surveys and test excavations. The identification of 47 prehistoric sites during the 1983 survey (Downum and others 1986) and the...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America