Ridge Ruin (Site Name Keyword)

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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...


OHara_Sinagua_Paper_Creating Local and Regional Contexts for Understanding Sinagua Mortuary Practices (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael O'Hara.

The mortuary record of the Flagstaff region is best known for the burial of the Magician, who was accompanied by several discrete sets of ritual paraphernalia representing different ritual and political roles. The present project will compile a mortuary database for the Flagstaff region in conjunction with the creation of other regional databases using standardized variable states. These efforts will allow a greater contextual understanding of the Magician within his local...


OHara_Sinagua_Slides (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael O'Hara.

This pdf documents contains images that accompany O'Hara's paper on Sinagua mortuary ritual and the aggregation of Sinagua mortuary data.


Ridge Ruin Part One Arizona Site Steward File (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter J. Pilles.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Ridge Ruin site (Part One of Two), located on Coconino National Forest land. The site is comprised of a multitude of pit house villages, pueblos, and ball courts with accompanying artifact scatter, trash middens, and petroglyphs. The file consists of 36 site data forms.


Ridge Ruin Part Two Arizona Site Steward File (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter J. Pilles.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Ridge Ruin site (Part Two of Two) which is located on Coconino National Forest land. The site is comprised of pit houses, pueblos, field houses, rock alignment, a sheet midden, and a burial. The file contains 11 site data forms, a cold crime criminal damage report, and six black and white photographs of unauthorized digging. The earliest dated form is from 2006.


Southwest Mortuary Database Project: 2011 SAA E-Session: Mortuary Practices in the American Southwest: Meta-Data Issues in the Development of a Regional Database
PROJECT Gordon Rakita. M Scott Thompson.

The study of prehistoric mortuary practices in the American Southwest is undergoing tremendous change in the new millennium. The challenges (and opportunities) of NAGPRA implementation, declines in the number of large samples being excavated, and loss of data from previously excavated samples have altered mortuary archaeology in the region. Given this state of affairs, the development of an integrated regional database of prehistoric mortuary practices is imperative. This session at the 76th...


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 18: Research Design Revisited: Processual Issues in the Prehistory of the Lower Verde Valley (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Stephanie M. Whittlesey.

Chapter 18 provides a summary of the LVAP’s research themes and offers an overview of the research results. Ciolek-Torello synthesizes the chronology and cultural sequence of the lower Verde Valley. He places this sequence and its cultural developments in the context of other cultural sequences in central and southern Arizona. Whittlesey then summarizes the argument for an indigenous cultural tradition in the Transition Zone of central Arizona, one with roots in Mogollon prehistory and with...