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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 [ID: 380525] 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...


Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Tator Hills Archaeological Project (1993)

DOCUMENT [ID: 378270] 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...


The Central Arizona Project Historic Preservation Program: Conserving the Past While Building for the Future (1986)

DOCUMENT [ID: 56513] 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 [ID: 394635] 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 [ID: 394634] 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 [ID: 437819] 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 43,738 entries representing 229,186 potsherds.


EMVPP Field & Lab Manual (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 394642] 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 [ID: 394643] 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 [ID: 5868] 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...


Hohokam Settlement Along the Slopes of the Picacho Mountains, Volume 5: Environment and Subsistence (1988)

DOCUMENT [ID: 378061] 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 [ID: 378059] 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 [ID: 5831] 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...


Tewksbury Fort Arizona Site Steward File (1999)

DOCUMENT [ID: 400892] Brad Geeck.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Tewksbury Fort, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of a hilltop fort, separate rooms, two brush houses, a plaza, and petroglyphs, The file consists of a site data form and an Austin Archaeological Site Survey form. The earliest dated document is from 1972.


Tucson Aqueduct Project Phase A

PROJECT [ID: 377934] Donald E. Weaver, Jr.. Donald E. Weaver, Jr.. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

Reaches 1 and 2 of the Tucson Aqueduct portion of the Central Arizona Project extend from the terminus of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct just east of Picacho Reservoir (12 km southeast of Coolidge) south along the western flanks of the Picacho Mountains, east along the southern flanks of the Picacho Mountains through Picacho Pass, and then south to the vicinity of Red Rock. A Class III archaeological survey of the aqueduct corridor and associated areas was conducted by Arizona State Museum...


Vanishing River Appendices (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372140] WIlliam L. Deaver. Barbara A. Murphy. Douglas M. Pease. Jeffrey A. Homburg. Keith B. Knoblock. Karen R. Adams. Steven Bozarth. Kellie M. Cairns. Steven D. Shelley. Barbara K.. Montgomery. Robert A. Heckman. Ronald H. Towner. Alex V. Benitez. Margaret Newman. Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. Richard Hughes. Arthur W. Vokes. Carla R. Van West.

The Vanishing Rivers Appendices document contains all of the LVAP Vanishing River appendices. First, it presents a table of contents list of all appendices and referenced figures and tables. The document then provides each of the appendices associated with Vanishing River Volumes 1 - 3 (the pdf electronic volumes) and those associated with Vanishing River Volume 4 (the companion book).


Vanishing River List of Figures, Plates, Vessels and Figures (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372141] Uploaded by: M Scott Thompson

The Vanishing River List of Figures, Plates, Vessels, and Tables contains a table-of-contents style list for all figures, photos, and tables referenced in the Vanishing River volumes.


Vanishing River Volume 2: Agricultural, Subsistence, and Environmental Studies: Part 2: Chapters 4-7 (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372146] Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey A. Homburg. Jonathan Sandor.

Volume 2, Part 2 provides the results of detailed research on prehistoric agricultural systems and sites in the LVAP area. Chapter 4 presents the results of SRI’s field investigations at Classic period dry-farming agricultural fields and associated field houses in an almost-300-acre area west of Horseshoe Dam. This area encompasses the hilly and gently undulating to nearly flat terrain of basalt flows, terraces, and escarpments west of the Verde River floodplain. Within this large area, 23...


Vanishing River Volume 2: Agricultural, Subsistence, and Environmental Studies: Part 3: Chapters 8-11 (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372148] Karen R. Adams. Steven Bozarth. Suzanne K Fish. Paul R. Fish. Steven D. Shelley. Kellie M. Cairns.

Chapter 8 discusses data from macrofossil and flotation samples from village, hamlet, farmstead, and field house settings along the lower Verde River. Chapter 9 treats the pollen and phytoliths that were isolated from sediment samples collected in a variety of agricultural features including rock piles and alignments, terraces, and field houses, in addition to habitation features such as hearths, living floors, middens, and roasting pits in the LVAP area. The overall goal of these analyses...


Vanishing River Volume 3: Material Culture and Physical Anthropology: Part 1: Chapters 1-6 (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372150] Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Barbara K. Montgomery. Robert A. Heckman.

Volume 3 of the Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) treats the material culture recovered during data recovery efforts at the Pre-Classic and Classic period sites in the project area. Volume 3, Part 1 describes the ceramic assemblages collected during LVAP field work, and provides results of stylistic and technological analysis performed on the colllections. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the analytic methods used for ceramics and the characteristics of LVAP ceramic collections. It...


Vanishing River Volume 3: Material Culture and Physical Anthropology: Part 2: Chapter 7 (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372151] Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Barbara Montgomery.

This chapter presents the analysis of flaked and ground stone artifacts from LVAP. It is divided into three sections. First, the analytic methods are presented. Second, an overview of lithic sourcing, technology, and typology is presented. Third, descriptions of the lithic collections from the project sites are provided. The chapter closes with discussion and conclusions. Detailed analytic methods are provided in appendixes. Specific attributes and definitions are provided in Appendix M....


Vanishing River Volume 3: Material Culture and Physical Anthropology: Part 3: Chapter 8-9 (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372152] Arthur W. Vokes. Kellie M. Cairns. Steven D. Shelley.

Volume 3, Part 3 continues the presentation of the material culture analysis recovered from Pre-Classic and Classic period sites investigated during the LVAP. Chapter 8 describes the shell artifacts collected from archaeological sites and activity areas in the project area. The Lower Verde Archaeological Project excavations produced a shell collection of 1,280 pieces from eight sites. It is estimated that this represents approximately 635 individual artifacts and unworked fragments or whole...


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 05: Yavapai and Western Apache Ethnohistory and Material Culture (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5839] Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Su Benaron.

In Chapter 5, Whittlesey and Benaron provide a synthesis of the ethnohistoric data and archaeological evidence for Yavapai and Western occupation of central Arizona. The authors summarize available information on Yavapai and Apache domestic remains and material culture to assist identification in the archaeological record. They also describe subsistence and land use patterns.


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 06: Yavapai and Western Apache Archaeology of Central Arizona (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5897] Stephanie M. Whittlesey. WIlliam L. Deaver.

This chapter reviews archaeological evidence for Yavapai and Western Apache occupation of central Arizona. Whittlesey begins with a description of the only site – Site 66//1157 -- in the LVAP project area to present clearly identified Yavapai or Western Apache material culture. She also discusses the archaeological data from the Yavapai construction camps at Bartlett and Horseshoe Dams. Whittlesey then provides an overview of archaeological evidence for Yavapai and for Western Apache archaeology...


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 07: Two Archival Case Studies in Western Apache and Yavapai Archaeology (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5903] Alan Ferg. Norm Tessman.

Chapter 7 documents two previously unpublished events that have figured prominently in Yavapai and Western Apache archaeology in central Arizona. First, Ferg details the Goodwin and Sayles 1937 Verde Survey. He argues that this three-day trip into the Verde Valley in the fall of 1937 marks the beginnings of ethnoarchaeological studies of the Western Apache. He provides thorough descriptions of all the sites located during the survey in an effort to differentiate Yavapai and Western Apache...


Vanishing River: Attached Report: Petrographic and Qualitative Analyses of Sands and Sherds from the Lower Verde River Area (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372154] James M. Heidke. Diana C. Kamilli. Elizabeth Miksa.

The goal of the present study is to identify the provenance of ceramics recovered from the Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) sites on the basis of the temper found within them (Ciolek-Torrello et al. 1992:III-75 to III-85). The focus of this attached report is on sand temper used in pottery vessels. Ceramic wares and/or types produced within the study area are distinguished from those imported from other areas. A reconnaissance sample of wash sands from the lower Verde River area was...

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