Valencia Site (Site Name Keyword)

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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...


The Lower Verde Archaeological Project
PROJECT Jeffrey A. Homburg. Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey H. Altschul. Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Steven D. Shelley. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) was a four-year data recovery project conducted by Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI) in the lower Verde River region of central Arizona. The project was designed to mitigate any adverse effects to cultural resources from modifications to Horseshoe and Bartlett Dams. The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Project’s Office sponsored the research program in compliance with historic preservation legislation. The LVAP’s...


POLLEN AND PHYTOLITH ANALYSIS OF SOIL SAMPLES FROM THE VALENCIA SITE (AZ BB:13:15[ASM]), PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Adjacent to the Valencia Road off-ramp lies the Valencia site (AZ BB:15:13[ASM]), a pre-Classic Hohokam ballcourt village encompassing a 0.5 km2 area along the eastern terraces of the Santa Cruz River, Pima County, Arizona. The village core was occupied between the Pioneer period (A.D. 475–750) and late Rincon phase (A.D. 1100–1150) of the Secondary period, with settlement components spanning the Cienega phase of the Early Agricultural period (800 B.C.–A.D. 150) through the Tanque Verde phase of...


Valencia Site Arizona Site Steward File (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. M. Hewitt. Brian Kenny.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Valencia Site, comprised of a Hohokam pit house village with accompanying lithic and ceramic artifacts, located on State Trust land. The file consists of a Site Steward Program resource nomination form, Arizona State Museum archaeological survey form, and map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1976.


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 15: Re-Thinking the Core-Periphery Model of the Pre-Classic Period Hohokam (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stephanie M. Whittlesey.

In Chapter 15, Whittlesey reviews the Hohokam core-periphery model in light of the new data generated by the LVAP. She begins with a description of the intellectual history and the key concepts of the Hohokam core-periphery model and the Hohokam regional system model. She then examines the utility of the core-periphery model for explaining current data on Hohokam prehistory. After reviewing the distribution of several quintessential Hohokam traits among sites in the “core” and in the...