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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 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...


Artifact & Excavation Photographs,Site 18HA242, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2003)
IMAGE Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory.

Photographs taken of artifacts collected from Site 18HA242 and and test units dug as part of a Phase I investigation of Site 18HA242, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. In addition, there are photographs of a chain and stove door from the site that was conserved at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. Photographs of the conservation process can be found in PDF format as part of the '1996.041 APG Supplemental Cultural Resource Management Plan, Spesutie Island, Aberdeen Proving...


Brookville Reservoir Survey 1991-1992
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

An archaeological investigation of Brookville Reservoir was led by Beth Kolbe of Applied Archaeology Laboratories, Ball State University during 1991 and 1992. Brookville Reservoir spans Franklin and Union counties and is located along the east fork of the Whitewater River in the Whitewater drainage. Archaeological investigation of the Brookville Reservoir were performed to evaluate the nature and significance of sites in the area, determine how sites were being impacted by shoreline erosion,...


Carved Stone Whale(?) From North Central Montana (1969)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Judy Hoy.

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.


Ceramic Artifact Photographs, Mississinewa Reservoir Survey 1980-1982 (2012)
IMAGE Veterans Curation Program.

Photographs of ceramic artifacts collected during the Mississinewa Reservoir Survey 1980-1982 investigation, located in Grant, Miami, and Wabash counties, Indiana.


Corn Mother (2010)
IMAGE Timothy Pauketat.

This is a photo of a figurine made at Cahokia and found in Arkansas. Probably dates to AD 1100-1150. Interpreted by F. Kent Reilly to be the Corn Mother, a supposed cognate of the Evening Star goddess.


Cosmology in the New World
PROJECT Santa Fe Institute.

This project consists of articles written by members of Santa Fe Institute’s cosmology research group. Overall, the goal of this group is to understand the larger relationships between cosmology and society through a theoretically open-ended, comparative examination of the ancient American Southwest, Southeast, and Mesoamerica.


Developing Perspectives on Tonto Basin Prehistory (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

This monograph is a collection of papers presented at the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans. These papers present preliminary results after two years of work on the eight year mitigation program investigating Salado Platform Mound Villages in the Tonto Basin, Arizona. Each paper constitutes an individual chapter. They include: 1. Introduction 2. Pursuing Southwestern Social Complexity in the 1990s 3. Modeling the Development of Complexity in the...


Dugan Ranch Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text A.B. Young. C. Stephens. J. S. Carey. J. S. Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Dugan Ranch Site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Classic Period Hohokam compound or caserón with 43 rooms, as well as roasting pits, field houses, checkdams, terraces, artifact scatter, and burials. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, site map, two pages of field notes, an Arizona State University Site Survey Form, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1968.


Figurines From the Campbell Site (1985)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alan Banks.

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.


Glass Artifact Photographs, Brookville Reservoir Survey 1991-1992 (2012)
IMAGE Veterans Curation Program.

Photographs of glass artifacts collected during the archaeological reconnaissance of the proposed Brookville Reservoir area in Franklin and Union Counties, Indiana.


Havana Tradition Chronology of Central Missouri (1977)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Marvin Kay. Alfred E. Johnson.

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.


Mississinewa Reservoir Survey 1980-1982
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. William R. Wepler.

In the summers of 1980 and 1981 William Wepler led a survey project of the Mississinewa Reservoir. The Mississinewa Reservoir is located in the Lower Mississinewa drainage between Peoria and Marion, Indiana in Miami, Wabash, and Grant counties. The survey spanned all three counties, and due to the size of the area being investigated, was performed as a non-random pedestrian survey. To help increase the likelihood of finding sites the crew conducted landform based surveys, where the survey area...


Phase I Investigation of Spesutie Island, Aberdeen Proving Ground (1996.041)
PROJECT Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, VA.

This project contains photographs of excavation, artifacts and conservation efforts associated a Phase I investigation on Spesutie Island, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland . Images here of excavations are digital copies of photographs originally taken in 1993. The photographs are divided by site, with a Image Resource page for Site 18HA133 and another Image Resource page for Site 18HA242. Photographs of the conservation process of artifacts from Site 18HA242 are available as a single PDF.


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...


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 14, Volume 3: Paleobiological and Osteological Analyses (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...


Roosevelt Platform Mound Study
PROJECT Arleyn Simon. Peter McCartney. Glen Rice. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office. Charles Redman. Brenda Shears.

The Roosevelt Platform Mound Study (RPMS) was one of three mitigative data recovery 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 the Arizona State University Office of Cultural Resource...


Willfully Obscured: Figurines and Caves in the Maya Late Classic Period (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Erin Sears.

As both space and material are used to create interpretations or infer ancient ritual meanings concerning the Late Classic Maya, the consideration of caves and ceramic figurines provide interesting comparators as they evoke restrictions of intent and imagery within a regional setting. Opportunistic sampling of figurines from cave contexts for compositional analysis has resulted in chemically-based patterns from which one can glimpse directional patterns of movement from resource area to recovery...


You’re Not from Around Here, Are You? Ceramic Figurines and Interregional Interaction in the Tres Zapotes Region (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Erin Sears.

The multi-year study of the ceramic figurines of Tres Zapotes recovered from archaeological explorations at the site center and the surrounding area indicate patterns of interactions throughout the development of the region. Supplemental museum specimens from past excavations at Tres Zapotes, residing in the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution, were also incorporated into laboratory analysis. The data are examined for evidence of exchange with other communities,...