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Archaeological and Geoarchaeological Investigations Along the Santa Cruz River Floodplain: The Pima County Plant Interconnect Project (2011)
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This document summarizes the results of a phased archaeological data recovery program along a narrow pipeline corridor between the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department’s existing Roger Road and Ina Road facilities. The work was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. prior to the installation of a new gravity-flow sewer line connecting the two wastewater facilities. Northland’s Pima County Plant Interconnect Project (PCPIP) investigated seven archaeological sites that have been...


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Rohrig Substation, Queen Creek, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text T. Kathleen Henderson.

The Southwest Germann site is among the largest of prehistoric Hohokam settlements in the Queen Creek area. The Rohrig Substation property is located at its southwestern edge and overlaps a previously unreported habitation locus. Archaeological testing (Phase 1 data recovery) at the substation documented the presence of adobe-walled rooms, puddling pits, and trash deposits that were probably contained within an adobe-walled compound on the easternmost side of the Rohrig property. Salt River...


Archaeological Testing at the Massera Ruin: The Meridian Ranch Project, Queen Creek, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chris T. Wenker. Douglas R. Mitchell. Thomas N. Motsinger.

This report describes the results of an archaeological testing project at the Massera Ruin (Site AZ U:10:22 [ASM]) in Queen Creek, Arizona. The testing project was conducted at the request of Willis Property Company, L.C., of Mesa, Arizona, who proposes to construct a residential development on the 640-acre project parcel known as the Meridian Ranch. Previous survey data (Wenker 1999) indicated that the Massera Ruin overlapped a 399-acre portion of the Meridian Ranch, but this entire area had...


Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: the Tator Hills Archaeological Project (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carl D. Halbirt. T. Kathleen Henderson.

This report describes the results of archaeological investigations undertaken northeast and in the vicinity of the Tator Hills at the southern edge of the Santa Cruz Flats. The archaeological investigations were funded by the Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Projects Office, and identified as Tasks 43 and 45 of Contract 3-PA-30-00740. The work was conducted to mitigate the impact to prehistoric resources in the construction of the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, Central Unit IV...


Hohokam Archaeology along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct Central Arizona Project, Volume VIII: Material Culture (1984)
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This is the eighth volume of a nine-volume series reporting archaeological investigations in south-central Arizona along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (SGA), conducted for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) under Contract No. 0-07-32-V0101. The SGA is a 58-mile-Iong component of the Central Arizona Project that begins east of Phoenix and extends to the vicinity of the Picacho Mountains. Specialized analyses of artifacts recovered from 45 sites excavated along the SGA are reported in this volume. The...


Las Cremaciones: A Hohokam Ball Court Center in the Phoenix Basin (2008)
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The archaeological excavation of a prehistoric village, site AZ T:12:220 (ASM) (Las Cremaciones), at the proposed K. Hovnanian Homes Project at the northeast corner of 39th Avenue and Vineyard Road, Phoenix, Arizona, used trench sampling, block exposures and screened excavation to recover archaeological features of site AZ T:12:220 (ASM), particularly human burials. The investigation was conducted to ensure compliance with State of Arizona statute A.R.S. 41-865 pertaining to the repatriation of...


One Hundred Years of Archaeology at La Ciudad de Los Hornos (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David R. Wilcox. Jerry B. Howard. Rueben H. Nelson.

When the Salt River Project (SRP) decided to build the Lassen Substation (LSS) along the Western Canal just east of Priest Drive in Tempe, they determined to recover the significant archaeological resources that would otherwise be impacted. Thus a 2-ac parcel of the Hohokam village site known as La Ciudad de Los Hornos was excavated in 1988 by Archaeological Consulting Services (ACS); 195 cultural features were recorded. SRP also contracted with the present authors to write an overview of...


Prehistoric and Historic Occupation of the Lower Verde River Valley: The State Route 87 Verde Bridge Project (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth.

This study presents the results of archaeological investigations undertaken within the proposed corridor of State Route 87 on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation and Tonto National Forest, in northeastern Maricopa County, Arizona. This work was funded by the Arizona Department of Transportation (Contract 89-28) and conducted under the aegis of the Tonto National Forest. Six archaeological sites were investigated for this project, including three prehistoric lithic procurement sites, a Hohokam...


Tonto Creek Archaeological Project: Life and Death Along Tonto Creek (2001)
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The Tonto Creek Archaeological Project (TCAP) area was located in the Tonto Basin of east-central Arizona. The project, funded by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), was undertaken by Desert Archaeology, Inc., in advance of the 1994-1996 realignment of Arizona State Route (SR) 188. The area available for investigation was a 61-m- (200-ft-) wide corridor, centered on the planned route for the realigned highway. This corridor, on Tonto National Forest land, followed a 13.3-km (8-mi)...


The Willow Lake Site: Archaeological Investigations in Willow & Watson Lakes Park, Prescott, Arizona (2006)
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Between October 2002 and April 2003, Logan Simpson Design Inc. (LSD) conducted archaeological excavations at six prehistoric Prescott Culture sites around Willow and Watson Lakes, situated in the Granite Dells, a picturesque area of exposed granite bedrock located approximately 6.5 to 8 km (4 to 5 miles) north of the city of Prescott. The results of these excavations and the specialized studies of recovered artifacts and cultural samples are presented herein and, it is hoped, contribute to an...