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Across the Colorado Plateau: Anthropological Studies for the Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project, Volume XX: Conclusions and Synthesis- Communities, Boundaries, and Cultural Variation (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph C. Winter.

The Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project resulted in the discovery of 448 archeological sites and 174 current cultural resources, along a series of discontinuous pipeline transects and ancillary work areas between the San Juan River Valley near Bloomfield, New Mexico, and the Colorado River Valley, near Needles, California. One hundred and sixty-seven of the sites were excavated, while 51 of the current cultural resources were the subject of intensive ethnological investigations. Three...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, BLM and Private Land, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Waste Water Conveyance System (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

This report attempts to document, assess, and develop a plan for conserving archaeological resources along the waste water conveyance system for the Arizona Nuclear Power Project. The paper describes 13 sites which were discovered during an intensive survey of the proposed facility, evaluates these sites in relation to the archaeological resource base of the Lower Gila River Valley, and recommends procedures for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on these cultural remains. The survey...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management, State, and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System: An Intensive Survey of the Transmission Line and Access Roads (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein. Stanley Granger. Cynthia L. Freeman.

Seven archaeological sites and 26 isolated finds were recorded during a recent survey of the right-of-way and access roads for the proposed Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission Line. The sites ranged from Hohokam camps and special-purpose, limited activity sites to Anglo homesteads of the early 20th century. Other archaeological loci usually consisted of isolated sherds or a pot-drop, though one flaked tool and several pieces of ground stone were also found. The three prehistoric sites were...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


Artifact Report, Big Bangs and Little Bangs Mounds (12HU25 and 12HU26) 1964 (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry Watt.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Louisville District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Project’s (VCP) St. Louis laboratory in the fall of 2009. The VCP St. Louis laboratory was established by USACE, St. Louis District’s Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds and staffed through Brockington and Associates, Inc. The procedures employed to re-house the...


Big Bangs and Little Bangs Mounds (12HU25 and 12HU26) 1964
PROJECT Virginia Gould Gerald. National Park Service. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

The USACE, Louisville District obtained this collection through an archaeological test excavation at the Huntington Reservoir Project in 1964. Indiana University’s GBL was contracted to perform the fieldwork. Three mounds were excavated in the Huntington Reservoir on the Upper Wabash River, Huntington, Indiana. One was a small remnant of a mound (12HU27); the other two were semi-conical mounds (12HU25 and 12HU26) which did not contain burials. Of the three mounds located in the initial survey,...


Boundary Delineation and Limited Testing of Several Sites on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation, Maricopa County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted survey of 200 acres and limited testing of cultural resources on Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Indian Community (FMIC) land at the request of Mr. Jon Czaplicki of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The work was performed to define the boundaries of archaeological sites to be avoided by agricultural development. Eight sites were slated for preservation; however, only seven sites were relocated and flagged, and two new sites were...


Mitigation Plan for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


Reymart Townsite Arizona Site Steward File (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie Stone. Gibson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Reymart Townsite, comprised of the remnants of a mining town from circa 1890 to 1899, located on Bureau of Land Management land. Features include stone structures, walls, and platforms. The file consists of a site data form, cultural resource site record form, hand drawn site map, five maps showing the site location, and a site information sheet. The earliest dated document is from 1988.


Shí Kéyaa: The Western Apache Homeland and Archaeology of the Mogollon Rim (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Angie Krall. Vincent E. Randall.

Western Apache history, as it relates to the State Route 260 (SR 260) Payson-to-Heber project implemented by Desert Archaeology, Inc., is summarized in this report. This project was conducted to mitigate the impact of highway realignment and improvement on cultural resources along a 74-km- (46-mile-) long stretch of right-of-way between Payson and Heber (Milepost 256 to Milepost 302) (Herr 1999). Ethnohistoric research included preliminary fieldwork in 2000 (Ferguson and Anyon 2000), followed...


When Trash Becomes Treasure: A Postclassic Maya Obsidian Core Cache from Nojpeten (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Angela McArdle.

This paper examines an obsidian cache offering excavated near the corner of a Postclassic Maya platform structure in Nojpeten, on the island of Flores, Guatemala. The cache consists of approximately 190 obsidian prismatic blade cores and core fragments, but the original number of cores placed in the cache likely fell between 173 and 182, with a best estimate of 177, 178, or 180. The cores were found about 20 cm southwest of the structure in a circular concentration measuring approximately 35 cm...