AZ T:8:32 (ASU) (Site Name Keyword)

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An Archaeological Survey in the Gila River Basin, New River and Phoenix City Streams, Arizona Project Area (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alfred E. Dittert, Jr.. Patricia E. Brown. Donald E. Dove. Polly W. Good. James B. Rodgers. Raymond Treat. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

Present archaeological investigations in the district to the north, northwest, and west of Phoenix, Arizona, are a part of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers planning studies for flood control developments on Cave Creek, Skunk Creek, New River, and Agua Fria River. A specific goal set forth is an inventory of archaeological resources within the proposed project as defined in the scope of work dated 27 June 1973. Once identified, an assessment of the importance of the remains to an interpretation...

The Fort Mountain Archaeological Project, Volume 1: Archaeological Investigations at Five Prehistoric Sites Near the Base of Fort Mountain in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ross S. Curtis. Thomas E. Wright.

Five prehistoric Hohokam sites were investigated near the base of Fort Mountain in northern Phoenix. Three of these sites were small habitation areas linked by a canal, one was a cluster of rockpiles used for agricultural purposes, and one was a a dry-farming system of rock alignments, check dams, and terraces. Collectively, the sites suggest short-term, probably seasonal occupation associated with agricultural activities during the Sedentary/Classic transition and early Classic period in the...

The Fort Mountain Archaeological Project, Volume 3: The Fort Mountain Ceramic Analysis (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David Abbott.

Hohokam ceramics recovered during the Fort Mountain Archaeological Project in northern Phoenix, Arizona, are described and analyzed. Ceramics from five investigated sites suggest occupation during the Classic period. Phyllite-tempered plainwares dominate the assemblage. Petrographic and geochemical studies suggest at least three distinct production locales: one at or near Fort Mountain, one in the middle Cave Creek area north of Fort Mountain, and one "unknown" locale probably located in the...