5MT4657 (Site Name Keyword)

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The Dolores Archaeological Program
PROJECT Robert A. Bye. Christine K. Robinson. David A. Breternitz. Allen E. Kane. Steven E. James. Timothy A. Kohler. William D. Lipe. Bureau of Reclamation.

From 1978 until 1985 the University of Colorado contracted with the Bureau of Reclamation (Contract No. 8-07-40-S0562) to mitigate the adverse impact of a large water impoundment project on the cultural resources in the project area. This complex and evolving long-term mitigation plan known as the Dolores Archaeological Program (DAP) has been called a “truly unique chapter in American archaeology” (Breternitz 1993:118) and was applauded by Lipe (1998:2) for its ability to “increase the power and...


Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports, DAP-013: The Dolores Archaeological Program Magnetic Reconnaissance Survey Program: Field Operations (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Holly Hathaway.

A magnetic reconnaissance survey was implemented in the initial year of the Dolores Archaeological Program to determine if this method would be useful in revealing subsurface archaeological features and in delineating the boundaries of the archaeological sites. The following report is a description of the field activities for the 1978 field season. The magnetic survey was useful in locating two pitstructures at Site 5MT2193 (excavated during the 1978 and 1979 field seasons by Dolores...


Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports, DAP-024: Prehistoric Archaeology of the Sagehen Flats Locality (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

The Sagehen Flats Locality is 1 of 16 localities contained within the Escalante Sector. It is located in southwest Colorado approximately 6 km northwest of Dolores, Colorado. The Sagehen Flats Locality differs from surrounding localities in that it is an area of gentle slopes and small knolls. Its drainages feed the Sagehen Marsh, which eventually drains into the Dolores River to the east. The first prehistoric use of this area has been dated to the Archaic Tradition (5000 B.C.-A .D. 500)...


Dolores Archaeological Program: Field Investigations and Analysis - 1978 (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text D. A. Breternitz.

This report presents the results of the Dolores Archaeological Program's initial (1978) field season. The Dolores Archaeological Program was funded by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Dolores Project Cultural Resource Mitigation Program, which is responsible for the mitigation of impacts to the cultural resources to be affected by the construction of a multipurpose water storage and distribution system on the Dolores River in Montezuma County, southwestern Colorado. The chapters in...