Brush Structure (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Domestic Structures

A temporary structure, made out of brush, with a roof and walls, built to provide shelter for occupants or contents (e.g., wikieup, ki).

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Archaeological Data Recovery of AZ N:4:110(ASM) at Grey Fox Ridge, Cottonwood, Yavapai County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Stewart Deats

This document presents the results of archaeological data recovery investigations at Site AZ N:4:110(ASM) within the private development known as Grey Fox Ridge. EnviroSystems Management, Inc. conducted the work at the request of the property owner who needed to mitigate the adverse effects to the site resulting from land development. The site is approximately one-half mile northwest of downtown old Cottonwood and one-quarter mile southwest of the Verde River in Yavapai County, Arizona. The...


Archaeological Investigations Along U.S. 191 Near Wide Ruins, Apache County, Arizona (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), through its contractor, HDR Engineering, Inc., requested that Desert Archaeology, Inc., conduct Phase 1 and Phase 2 archaeological data recovery investigations at seven prehistoric sites along U.S. 191, approximately 1 mile west of the Navajo community of Wide Ruins, Apache County, Arizona (Elson and Herr 2005; Herr 2006b). The investigations were conducted in the Area of Potential Effects (APE) for construction of a northbound passing lane and...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Coronado Generating Station Project, State, Federal, and Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Investigations for Test Trench Locations Along the Proposed Coronado Generating Station Pipeline Corridor (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Bradford.

The Museum of Northern Arizona has conducted archaeological investigations in areas selected by Salt River Project for subsurface testing for the proposed Coronado Generating Station Pipeline. A total of 18 such locations were inspected and the results and recommendations of these archaeological investigations are presented in this report. This file includes related correspondence.


An Archaeological Transect Across the Western Prescott Periphery: Prehistoric Site Distribution Based on Combined Survey Results (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas E. Wright. David E. Purcell.

Three archaeological surveys have been conducted along parallel transects through west-central Arizona: the Museum of Northern Arizona's survey of the Mead to Phoenix powerline right-of-way, SWCA's survey of Mead to Phoenix project construction access roads, and Archaeological Research Services's survey of the U. S. Highway 93 right-of-way for the Arizona Department of Transportation. Combining the results of these surveys and previous research reveals three major concentrations of sites. These...


The Archaeology of Navajo Sites West of Black Mesa, Arizona: Investigations Along the Coal-Haul Overhead-Electric Railroad Between Page and Navajo National Monument (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sara Stebbins.

Forty-eight historic Navajo sites are investigated by the Museum of Northern Arizona prior to the construction of the Salt River Project Coal-Haul Overhead-Electric Railroad between Page and Navajo National Monument, Arizona. These 48 sites are classified by site function, inferred from various site features, and are then placed in a scheme of economic development and environmental conditions for the Colorado Plateau.


Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Tator Hills Archaeological Project (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

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...


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...


Archeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line East of Forest Service Boundary to APS-SRP, Joint Corridor, Private and Federal Lands, Navajo County, Arizona: Report for Archeological Survey of the Proposed Coronado-Silverking Transmission Line East of Forest Service Boundary to APS-SRP Joint Corridor (Station 3969+69.75 to 4377+01.91) (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Dana Hartman. David Kuehn.

An intensive archeological survey of about 7.7 mi. of Salt River Project (SRP) Coronado-Silverking 500 KV transmission line easement extending from just east of the Sitgreaves National Forest to the APS-SRP Joint Corridor was conducted by Museum of Northern Arizona archeologists in December, 1977. The survey was requested by Bettina Rosenberg, SRP Archeological Administrator, in a letter dated December 12, 1977. The survey was conducted and this report prepared under the stipulations and...


Bechtel Power Corporation 1978 Arizona Station Plant Site Study, Salt River Project, State and Private Lands, Apache and Navajo Counties, Arizona: Final Report for Phase I: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Research (1974)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard V. Ahlstrom. James E. Bradford.

The initial Phase I investigation for the Salt River Project 1978 Power Plant Study has been completed. This report presents that data which was collected during library research and actual field reconnaissance and is intended to offer a background on the archaeological and ethno-historical resource base of the two proposed areas being considered for plant site and wellfield location. A discussion of the possible impacts with alternatives to these is also included. The report includes...


The Central Arizona Project Historic Preservation Program: Conserving the Past While Building for the Future (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region.

On July 15, 1983, the chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) ratified a programmatic memorandum of agreement among the Arizona and New Mexico State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), the Bureau of Reclamation, and the ACHP. The subject of that agreement was the construction of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) and its impact upon historic properties. That agreement was negotiated in compliance with Section 2(b) of Executive Order 11593, "Protection and Enhancement...


Cibola Prehistory Project (Project)
PROJECT Keith Kintigh. Andrew Duff. Greg Schachner. Matthew Peeples. Todd Howell.

Project for documents and data that pertain to more than one project among the following: El Morro Valley Prehistory Project, the Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project, the Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project, and the Upper Little Colorado Prehistory Project directed by Keith Kintigh, the Cibola Archaeological Research Project directed by Patty Jo Watson, Steve LeBlanc, and Charles Redman, and the Rudd Creek Archaeological Project directed by Todd Howell.


Cibola Prehistory Project - Summary Information on Excavated Sites (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Keith Kintigh. Matthew Peeples.

Summary information on sites excavated by CARP, EMVPP, OBAP, HARP, ULCPP, RCAP. Dates based on Peeples and Schachner (2012) Journal of Archaeological Science seriation and tree ring dates. Available tree ring dates also available on tDAR.


Cibola Prehistory Project Integrated Ceramic Data (2017)
DATASET Keith Kintigh.

Integrated dataset of ceramic survey and excavation data from CARP, OBAP, HARP, ULCPP, EMVPP, and RCAP projects. Dataset has provenience, collection type, ceramic type and ceramic form. It has 45,995 entries representing 242,592 potsherds. This integrated database was created using the public integration at https://core.tdar.org/workspace/integrate/930.


Dilzhe' 'e bii tian: Archaeological Investigations of Apache Sites near Little Green Valley, Arizona, State Route 260 - Payson to Heber Archaeological Project, Gila County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

The mountainous zone below the Mogollon Rim in central Arizona was home to Apache in the pre-Reservation period (pre-A.D. 1875). Four Western Apache site components, dating between the late seventeenth and late nineteenth centuries A.D., were identified during excavations conducted in advance of the realignment of the Preacher Canyon and Little Green Valley segments of State Route 260 between Payson and Heber: Plymouth Landing, AZ O:12:89/ AR-03-12-04-1411 (ASM/TNF), McGoonie, AZ...


EMVPP Field & Lab Manual (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Keith Kintigh. Greg Schachner. Joshua Watts. Tammy Stone. Todd Howell. Andrew Duff. Suzanne Eckert.

The field and lab manual for the 2003 El Morro Prehistory Project. The same manual was used in other EMVPP seasons. Most aspects of this manual can be applied to the Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project, the Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project, the Upper Little Colorado Prehistory Project, and the Rudd Creek Archaeology Project. This manual describes field and laboratory procedures, how to fill out the forms, and how the provenience system works. It also has relevant ceramic type...


EMVPP Field & Lab Manual (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Keith Kintigh.

The field and lab manual for the 2003 El Morro Prehistory Project. The same manual was used in other EMVPP seasons. Most aspects of this manual can be applied to the Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project, the Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project, the Upper Little Colorado Prehistory Project, and the Rudd Creek Archaeology Project. This manual describes field and laboratory procedures, how to fill out the forms, and how the provenience system works. It also has relevant ceramic type...


Grey Fox Ridge Data Recovery
PROJECT Lynn Neal. Stewart Deats.

Site AZ N:4:110(ASM) was a small pit house site that underwent data recovery excavation in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. This project folder contains only the final project report. The analyses of ceramics, flaked stone, ground stone, and veretebrate fauna are presented in the project report along with architectural, radiocarbon dating, pollen, macrobotanical, shell, mineral, and historical artifact information. This information is synthesized and used...


The History and Archaeology of Nine Historic Sites on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation: An Overview (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

The Fort McDowell Indian Reservation is rich in historic and prehistoric archaeological resources. Systematic surface searches have located and recorded over 100 archaeological sites within the 40 square mile reservation. Such sites show that many groups have used the area, including the prehistoric Hohokam, the Yavapai, Anglo-Americans, and Mexican-Americans. Prior to 1984, however, only four sites at Fort McDowell had been excavated or tested. Two of the sites were prehistoric, consisting of...


Hohokam Settlement Along the Slopes of the Picacho Mountains, Volume 5: Environment and Subsistence (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

This is the fifth volume in a six volume series presenting the results of archaeological studies at Hohokam sites along the Tucson Aqueduct.The volume focuses on pollen, flotation and faunal studies in an effort to understand the paleonenvironment of the study area during the periods the sites were occupied and the subsistence strategies of the sites' occupants. Primary site-specific emphasis is on determining feature functions as they relate to biological results. The studies presented document...


Hohokam Settlement Along the Slopes of the Picacho Mountains: The Picacho Area Sites (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

The third volume in the Tucson Aqueduct, Hohokam Studies Project presents the results of field investigations of sites in Reach 2 of the Tucson Aqueduct, Phase A project area. These investigations were directed towards both intensive and low level testing of a wide variety of sites in the area south of the Picacho Mountains and north of Red Rock, Arizona. Also reported are the results of on-call surveys of several areas outside of the aqueduct right-of-way. Investigations focused on portions of...


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...


A Plan for the Management of Archaeological Sites in the Tempe Papago Park Area (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Arizona State University (ASU).

Papago Park in the City of Tempe extends from Tempe Butte northward across the Salt River bed into the southern portion of the Papago hills. The archaeological sites in the park are relatively small, but they represent both the Indian and Anglo occupation of the Salt River Valley, and span more than one thousand years of history (A.D. 800 to late 1800s and early 1900s). Excavations at two of the sites have produced artifacts dating to a) the prehistoric Indian period, b) the early historic...


Public Outreach Booklet - Rocks Telling Stories: Rock Art in New Mexico's Guadalupe Mountains / Carlsbad Region (2019)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Myles Miller

Public outreach and education booklet describing the results of documentation and interpretation of 21 prehistoric and historic rock art sites in southeastern New Mexico


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...


The Structure and Organization of Basketmaker III Field Houses at the Cottonwood Seep Site (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

Early settlement of the Cottonwood Seep Site consisted of small, informal pit structures and large jacal surface structures that were used on a seasonal basis for a period from approximately A.D. 500 until about A.D. 800. This paper examines the structure and organization of the Basketmaker III settlement, focusing on group organization, site function, resource availability, and environmental considerations. Unlike many of the surrounding Basketmaker III field house sites, the Cottonwood Seep...