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Archaeological Investigations at Los Guanacos: Exploring Cultural Changes in Late Hohokam Society (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd L. Howell.

This report describes archaeological investigations at the site of Los Guanacos, AZ U:9:116(ASM). The investigations involved a data recovery program, conducted by Northland Research, Inc. for the Salt River Project (SRP). Los Guanacos was a primarily Classic period Hohokam community. Only a portion of the site is contained in the approximately 103-acre land parcel owned by SRP, at the southeast corner of Kyrene and Elliot roads, in Tempe, Arizona. The archaeological investigations reported here...


Archaeological Testing Plan for Salt River Project Kyrene Expansion Project (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ellen C. Ruble.

This document presents an archaeological testing plan for the Salt River Project's Kyrene Expansion located in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to the construction a new generating station, Salt River Project has requested that archaeological testing be conducted. The purpose of testing is to determine if buried cultural resources are present, and, if they are found, to evaluate them in terms of their preservation, extent, and potential to yield information that can contribute to existing knowledge of the...


An Assessment of Cultural Resources for the Proposed APS Kyrene EHV Transmission Line Project (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

At the request of Judith Imhoff of the Environmental Management Department of Arizona Public Service Company, Archaeological Consulting Services (ACS) initiated a cultural resource survey for the proposed 230 kV transmission line extension in the vicinity of the Kyrene Steam Power Plant. Dr. Richard W. Effland and Margerie Green of ACS served as co-principal investigators and field directors for the project. Johna Hutira and Shereen Lerner assisted in the field investigation. The purpose of...


Ceremony and Symbolism at Los Guanacos: Excavations at the Salt River Project Kyrene Generating Station (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Saarah Munir

This report presents the results of the data recovery phase at the Hohokam village site of Guanacos (AZ U:9:116 [ASM]), as part of the proposed expansion of the existing Kyrene Generating Station in Tempe, Arizona, by the Salt River Project (SRP). Prior to construction of the generating station, SRP implemented an archaeological data recovery project within the proposed project area and contracted with SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA) to conduct the investigations. The project was...


Cultural Resources Survey of the Salt River Project Canals, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lourdes Aguila.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III (Intensive), non-collection cultural resources survey of approximately 170 miles of the Arizona, Arizona Crosscut, Grand, Tempe, Tempe Crosscut, Consolidated, Eastern, South, Western, Highline, and Kyrene Branch Canals in Maricopa County, Arizona. The canals, which are owned by the Reclamation, are maintained and operated by the Salt River Project (SRP). The...


Cultural Resources Survey of the Salt River Project Canals, Maricopa County, Arizona, Revised (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lourdes Aguila.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III (Intensive), non-collection cultural resources survey on approximately 170 miles of the Arizona, Arizona Crosscut, Grand, Tempe, Tempe Crosscut, Consolidated, Eastern, South, Western, Highline, and Kyrene Branch Canals in Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was undertaken at the request of Jon S. Czaplicki, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) archaeologist and Contracting Officer's Technical Representative for Contract...


The Excavations of Los Muertos and Neighboring Ruins in the Salt River Valley, Southern Arizona (1945)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Emil W. Haury.

This publication which originally was Emil W. Haury's doctoral dissertation for the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, is based on the work of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition of 1887-1888. The fieldwork was organized and overseen by Frank Hamilton Cushing. The Hemenway Expedition's work in the Salt River Valley was in truth a pioneering effort. Neither here nor in the adjoining Gila Valley had any systematic work of any sort been done. Although seen by some...


Hohokam Farming on the Salt River Floodplain: Refining Models and Analytical Methods (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

This is the second of two volumes presenting the results of data recovery investigations at the Dutch Canal Ruin (AZ T:12:62 [ ASM]), conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc., at the western end of the North Runway, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The Dutch Canal Ruin is a prehistoric agricultural site, dating between 1,700 and 500 years ago, consisting of fieldhouses and farmsteads scattered along a network of canals on the geological floodplain of the Salt River. The first volume...


Los Guanacos: One Hundred Years Later, Recent Documentary and Archaeological Research Concerning a Prehistoric Hohokam Site First Investigated by the Hemenway Expedition of 1887 - 1888 (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Judy Brunson. Scott L. Fedick.

Much current archaeological research into prehistoric Hohokam society deals with relationships among the variables of site size, types of architecture, chronological placement, and the development of the canal system through time. Unfortunately, an alarming number of Hohokam sites have been destroyed or severely altered during the last hundred years of agricultural and urban development in the Salt River Valley. Because of these losses, early historic descriptions of Hohokam sites are of vital...


Plan of Work: Los Guanacos, Elliot/Kyrene Locus, Tempe, Arizona (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Northland Research, Inc..

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) prepared this research proposal in response to a request from Judy Brunson of Salt River Project (SRP) for archaeological investigations of a portion of AZ U:9:116(ASM), also known as Los Guanacos (other designations include AZ U:9:41[ASU], AZ U:9:71[ASU], and Alta Vista). The project area consists of the proposed site of the SRP Central Support Complex in Tempe, Arizona. Archaeological Research Services (ARS) conducted archaeological testing of this...