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All ground stone tool sets: Information about the images of experimental use-wear contained in this project (2018)

DOCUMENT Tammy Buonasera.

Methods, materials, and acknowledgments for generating the ground stone use-wear reference materials.


Ancient Starch Research In California: Results from CA-SBA-53 (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT Jenna Santy.

Acorns were an essential foodstuff across prehistoric California; the transition to acorn use is currently being investigated. CA-SBA-53, a single-component Middle Holocene site on the mainland coast near Santa Barbara, contains an assemblage fairly evenly split between mortars and pestles, traditionally associated with acorn processing, and manos and metates, generally associated with seeds.; furthermore, these mortars and pestles are some of the oldest known in California. By extracting and...


Archaeological Data Recovery at a Small Storage Shelter (CA-Sbr-6055 / H) Located in the Castle Mountains Area of the Eastern Mojave, San Bernardino County, CA (1994)

Citation DOCUMENT John A. Torres. Margaret M. Lyneis. Richard Hughes.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Archeological Survey Report of Langford Well and Red Pass Lake (Final) 42PP (1996)

Citation DOCUMENT Saic.

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Artifact Report, Monroe County Archaeological Investigation 1984 (2012)

DOCUMENT Trey Stone.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Louisville District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Project’s (VCP) St. Louis laboratory in the fall of 2009. The VCP St. Louis laboratory was established by USACE, St. Louis District’s Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds and staffed through Brockington and Associates, Inc. The procedures employed to re-house the...


Characterizing Hunter-Gatherer Ground Stone Bedrock Features in the Northeastern Chihuahuan Desert (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT Amanda M. Castañeda.

Ground stone bedrock features are common at archaeological sites in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of southwest Texas. These features are human-made depressions pecked, ground, or worn into bedrock or large boulders, and were used for a variety of processing activities by the indigenous peoples. Although archaeologists in the region have informally recognized different "types" of ground stone bedrock features (e.g., slicks, grinding facets, deep mortars), there have been no dedicated studies of...


Class III Cultural Resource Evaluation: Molycorp Mountain Pass Mine Facility and Nipton Road Borrow Source (1994)

Citation DOCUMENT James J. Schmidt.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


A Class III Section 110 Cultural Resources Survey of 130 Acres of Bureau of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Verde River, Prescott National Forest, Yavapai County, Arizona (2017)

DOCUMENT Travis Cureton.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office (PXAO), Logan Simpson performed an intensive Class III cultural resources survey of approximately 130 acres of Reclamation withdrawn lands managed by the Prescott National Forest (PNF). The Class III inventory was conducted in compliance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). There is no undertaking associated with this survey. Number of Sites Recorded: 22 (all newly recorded):...


A Class III Section 110 Cultural Resources Survey of 970 Acres of Bureau of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Verde River, Prescott National Forest, Yavapai County, Arizona

PROJECT Mark Hackbarth. Michael Terlep. Ted Tsouras. USDI Bureau Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) identified approximately 970 acres of land for a Class III cultural resource survey for Section 110 inventory purposes. The land was withdrawn for the Salt River Project and is located within the Prescott National Forest (PNF), south of Camp Verde. At the request of Reclamation, Logan Simpson conducted an intensive cultural resources survey of the project area to provide baseline cultural resource data to assist in the development of density models for...


A Class III Section 110 Cultural Resources Survey of 970 Acres of Bureau of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Verde River, Prescott National Forest, Yavapai County, Arizona: Report (2016)

DOCUMENT Michael Bryk. Ted Tsouras. Michael Terlep.

At the request of Reclamation, Logan Simpson conducted an intensive cultural resources survey of the project area to provide baseline cultural resource data to assist in the development of density models for planning and resource management purposes. The survey was conducted under PNF Permit No. PNF72 between November 17, 2015 and December 6, 2015. Logan Simpson identified four previously recorded sites, 38 newly recorded sites. and 35 Isolated Occurrences. One site (AR-03-09-05-569) was...


A Class III Section 110 Cultural Resources Survey of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Verde River, Coconino and Prescott National Forests, Arizona

PROJECT Josh Whiting. Josh Whiting. Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office (PXAO), Logan Simpson performed an intensive Class III cultural resources survey of approximately 474 acres of Reclamation withdrawn lands managed by the Coconino National Forest (CNF) and 130 acres of Reclamation withdrawn lands managed by the Prescott National Forest (PNF). The Class III inventory was conducted in compliance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). There is no undertaking...


A Class III Section 110 Cultural Resources Survey Report of Bureau of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Verde River, Coconino National Forest, Yavapai County, Arizona (2017)

DOCUMENT Travis Cureton.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office (PXAO), Logan Simpson performed an intensive Class III cultural resources survey of approximately 474 acres of Reclamation withdrawn lands managed by the Coconino National Forest (CNF) south of Camp Verde, Yavapai County. The Class III inventory was conducted in compliance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). There is no undertaking associated with this survey. The survey areas known...


CRMR #05-16-1109, Cultural Resources Management Report for the Dodge, North District, and Westbank Salvage Timber Sales, Volumes One and Two. (1996)

Citation DOCUMENT Randall Milliken. Julia G. Costello. Judith Marvin.

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Cultural Resource Survey of the Proposed Stanislaus River Underburn Project, Cultural Resource Management Report 05-16-1103, in Tuolumne County, California. (1996)

Citation DOCUMENT Timothy Keefe.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Cultural Resources Inventory and Evaluation of the Proposed Lucerne Valley to Big Bear Valley 115-Kv Electrical Transmission Line (1994)

Citation DOCUMENT Philip de Barros. Joel Paulson.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Cultural Resources Inventory Testing & Evaluation for the Proposed Edison Pipeline & Terminal Company (Eptc), Tonner Canyon Pipeline Modification Project, San Bernardino County, CA. 42PP (1996)

Citation DOCUMENT Jeanette A. McKenna. Shelley M. Owen.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Early Hunter-Gatherers and Historic Settlers Along San Sevaine Creek: Data Recovery Efforts a the Hunter's Ridge Community Development Project. 260PP (1998)

Citation DOCUMENT Donn Grenda. Christopher Doolittle. Matthew A. Sterner.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The exchange of ground nephrite celts across the Rocky Mountains (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT Jesse Morin. Tood Kristensen. John Duke. Andrew Locock. Courtney Lakevold.

Non-local nephrite (jade) artifacts are reported from archaeological sites in northern and central Alberta and are derived from nephrite tool producing areas in southwest British Columbia. This is evidence of trade extending more than 800 km distant across the Rocky Mountain divide. We provide results from a variety of non-destructive techniques (portable X-ray fluorescence, X-ray diffraction, and near-infrared spectrometry) to determine the geochemistry and mineralogy of nephrite ground stone...


Exploring the Viability of Geochemically Sourcing Elaborate Metates Through XRF Spectroscopy (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT Matthew Abtosway.

The Central American elaborate metate is a perplexing group of ground stone artifacts. Their function continues to be the subject of debate, with interpretations ranging from hallucinogenic and food preparation to ritual seating. It is difficult to deny, however, the substantial labor investment represented and likely symbolic significance. X-Ray fluorescence spectroscopy has proven an invaluable tool in the non-destructive geochemical sourcing of archaeological obsidian, providing insights into...


Formative Settlements on the Pinaleno Mountains Bajada: Results of Phased Archaeological Treatment of Sites AZ CC:6:40 and AZ CC:6:43 (ASM) within the U.S. Highway 191 Right-of-Way between Mileposts 110.40 and 117.60 south of Safford, Graham County, Arizona (2004)

DOCUMENT David E. Purcell.

Data recovery at two prehistoric archaeological sites along U.S. Highway 191 south of Safford in Graham County, southeastern Arizona.


Geochemical Evidence for Dispersed Ground Stone Tool Production at Hohokam Villages in the Middle Gila River Valley, Arizona. (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT Craig Fertelmes.

A recent geochemical provenance analysis of Hohokam vesicular basalt grinding tools argued for the nucleated production of trough manos and metates during the Pre-Classic (A.D. 500-1100) and Classic (A.D. 1100-145) periods (Fertelmes 2014). One locus of production was suggested to have been the primary village of Upper Santan, which acquired vesicular basalt from the Santan Mountains and then distributed finished or nearly complete grinding tools to settlements across the Middle Gila River...


Ground Stone as a Migration Marker: Using Finger-Grooved Manos and Fully Grooved Axe-Heads to Trace Kayenta Influence at Salado Sites. (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT Maxwell Forton.

The Salado phenomenon in southern New Mexico and Arizona includes a set of cultural traits that are believed to have been stimulated by the arrival of Kayenta migrants in the late 1200s from northern Arizona and southeastern Utah. Identifying the influence of these northern migrants at Salado sites has been one of the ongoing goals of Archaeology Southwest’s field excavations. In addition to perforated plates and certain architectural features, the presence of particular ground stone tools at...


Ground Stone Landscapes of the Ancestral Pueblo World (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT Alison Damick. Severin Fowles.

The lives of pre-Columbian communities in New Mexico were anchored and shaped by stone features in the landscape. Stones were pecked, ground, and piled into cairns or circles; ethnographic evidence from descendant communities suggest certain stones received offerings of corn pollen, antlers, or prayer sticks; in other cases, parts of stones were removed as potent medicine, either as stone powder or flakes; elsewhere, it was the abrasive contact between fixed bedrock and tools that appears to...


Ground Stone Use-Wear Digital Reference Materials

PROJECT Uploaded by: Tammy Buonasera

Images of experimentally generated use-wear: wild grass seed processing on a variety of basalt and sandstone mortars and grinding slabs This collection of photomicrographs and photographs is posted on tDAR to facilitate data sharing and comparisons between different experimental use-wear programs. The images can also function as a teaching aid, or as a supplemental resource for use-wear analysis of ground stone. Images were created as part of the following project: Formal models of...


Groundstone Analysis of the Structures of Buckman Springs Site (1972)

Citation DOCUMENT Gary Fink.

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