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Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the Georgia Tribes (1873)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Charles C. Jones, Jr..

Charles C. Jones' classic work of Southeastern archaeology and ethnohistory was the result of observations on his extensive collection (nearly 20,000 specimens in the 1890s), his field observations, and his correspondence with other researchers and scholars of the time. In the book, he documents a number of archaeological sites (such as Stallings Island and Etowah) and describes objects in the collection in comparison to similar items found throughout the Southeast and Midwest. Moreover, he...


Archaeological Investigations Along the Santan Expansion Project Pipeline Corridor from Gilbert to Coolidge, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David R. Hart. Douglas B. Craig.

This project involved archaeological investigations at eight Hohokam sites that will be impacted by the construction of a 36-mile long natural gas pipeline and associated easements. Excavation and data recovery were conducted at seven of the sites [AZ U:10:2(ASM), AZ U:10:176(ASM), AZ U:15:248(ASM), AZ U:14:54(ASM), AZ U:14:361 (ASM), AZ U:14:74(ASM), AZ AA:2:131(ASM)]. Archaeological extent testing was conducted at the other site, AZ U:10:175(ASM). Because no subsurface features were found in...


Archaeological Investigations Along U.S. 191 Near Wide Ruins, Apache County, Arizona (2013)
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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 at La Ciudad de Los Hornos: Lassen Substation Parcel (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland, Jr..

The archaeological investigations at the Lassen Substation were designed to address four primary research issues: 1) the structure of and changes in domestic household arrangements, 2) chronology and dating of the early Hohokam occupation at Los Hornos, 3) subsistence, and 4) architectural construction and variability. The methods employed during the excavation and the subsequent analyses were selected with these research objectives in mind.


Archaeological Investigations on the Coronado Concho Well Field Water Transmission Pipeline for the Salt River Project on Private, State, and Bureau of Land Management Lands Between Concho and St. Johns, Arizona: Final Report for Fifteen Archaeological Sites on the Coronado Concho Well Field Water Transmission Pipeline in Apache County, Arizona, A-76-32 (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Sara Stebbins.

The Concho Well Field Water Transmission Pipeline, constructed by the Salt River Project, originates in the Concho Well Fields just north of Concho, Arizona, and extends to the Coronado Generating Station Power Plant three miles north of St. Johns, Arizona. The pipeline route either impinges upon or crosses 15 prehistoric and historic sites, including two possible Archaic or Basketmaker lithic sites and two Spanish-American homesteads. These four sites provide the basis for most of the analysis...


Archaeological Testing at AZ:U:9:111(ASM), A Yaqui Laborers' Camp at the Southside Water Service Center, Mesa, Arizona (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

From May 4 through 8, 1992, SWCA tested site AZ U:9:111(ASM), a Yaqui laborers’ camp that had been located at the Southside Water Service Center, a Salt River Project (SRP). facility in Mesa, Arizona. SRP proposed to construct a utility building on part of the camp. The purpose of the testing was to assess the eligibility of the camp for the National Register of Historic Places and to develop a plan for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on significant remains that might be present...


Archaeology at the Gillespie Dam Site: Data Recovery Investigations for the Palo Verde to Pinal West 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

In this report, the results of data recovery efforts conducted for the Palo Verde to Pinal West transmission line project at the Gillespie Dam site, AZ T:13:18 (ASM), in the Gila Bend area of the Gila River are presented. The site is a prehistoric Hohokam-Patayan settlement with an overlay of Historic era material. Fieldwork primarily occurred within the construction staging area of a transmission tower. Although covering less than an acre, the staging area contained surprising numbers of...


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.


Black Mesa: Survey and Excavation in Northeastern Arizona - 1968 (1970)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George J. Gumerman.

During the month of June and part of July, 1968, the Center for Anthropological Studies operated an archaeological field school on Black Mesa on the Hopi and Navajo Indian reservations under sponsorship of the Peabody Coal Company of St. Louis, Missouri. A total of eight sites was excavated and 56 sites were surveyed. What follows is a descriptive report of these investigations. It should he emphasized that this report is mainly descriptive, and that interpretations, where they occur, are...


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...


The Coronado Project Archaeological Investigations, The Coronado Generating Station Plant Site and Access Road (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Bradford.

The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations for the Salt River Project near St. Johns, Arizona. The excavation of 18 sites yielded architectural, ceramic, and lithic evidence in support of a general Anasazi cultural pattern. Nine sites showed definite ceramic affiliation with the Cibola Anasazi. The entire data base provides much additional information about the prehistory of east-central Arizona, specifically the Upper Little Colorado River Valley.


The Coronado Project: Anasazi Settlements Overlooking the Puerco Valley, Arizona, Volume 3 (1993)
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The three volumes of The Coronado Project present a wealth of information on the archaeology of the Puerco Valley of east-central Arizona. The Coronado Project provided a rare opportunity to revisit and further explore previously investigated sites, thus generating modifications to some previous interpretations and perceptions. In Volume 3, a synthesis of the project data, project authors examine architecture and chronology, review ceramics in a regional context, and assess settlement data....


A Cultural Inventory of the Salt River Indian Reservation, Arizona (1972)
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This document consists of site descriptions for sites located on the Salt River Indian Reservation Lands. Those contributing content to the report include Gerald Bair, Susan B. Belt, Dav Buge, Thomas Cartledge, William G. Holiday, Susanne LaFollette, Minnabell E. Laughlin, Chad Phinney, Erwin R. Ray, Linda Richards, Helen P. Wells, Regge N. Wiseman, Robert York, and Betsy R. Zeligs.


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)
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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...


The Dinosaur: Archaeological Investigations Within the Gila River Valley for the Salt River Project's Pinal Central to Dinosaur 500 kV Transmission Line, Pinal County, Arizona (2010)
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Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) plans to construct an 88-mile-long 500-kV extra-high voltage transmission line linking the Pinal West, Santa Rosa, Pinal Central, Abel, and Dinosaur substations (ACC CEC Case No. 126). This report presents the results of Phase I data recovery (extent testing) and Phase II data recovery within a 40-m- (130-ft-) wide corridor at seven sites located on State Trust Land administered by the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD) (ASLD...


The Eastern Mining Area Transmission Line Survey: Archaeological Resources in the Salt-Gila Uplands of Central Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas N. Motsinger. Heidi Roberts. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA), of Tucson, Arizona, conducted the Eastern Mining Area (EMA) survey project under contract to Salt River Project (SRP) between October, 1993, and February, 1994. One central purpose of the project was to create an inventory of archaeological resources to assist in the planning of future improvements and other modifications to existing SRP transmission lines. The project included 107 person-field days of Class III archaeological survey along...


Erb Tanks Master Lithic Database (2015)
DATASET Theodore Marks.

This database stores provenience and metric data for lithic artifacts excavated from 2009-2012 at Erb Tanks Rockshelter, a Middle and Later Stone Age site from the Central Namib Desert, Namibia. In addition, trace element data derived from pXRF analysis of lithic artifacts as well as several lithic raw material sources are included in the database. Coordinates for lithic raw material sources are provided in decimal degree format. Coordinates for Erb Tanks Rockshelter are redacted for the site's...


An Evaluation of Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

This is a final, summary report on historic cultural resources in relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (CAWCS). The objectives of the CAWCS were to identify and evaluate alternative measures for flood control and regulatory water storage in Central Arizona in conjunction with construction of the Central Arizona Project. Having considered numerous alternative plans to meet these objectives, the Bureau of Reclamation defined a preferred alternative (Plan...


Excavation on Black Mesa, 1979: A Descriptive Report (1980)
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During the fall of 1978, the Black Mesa Archaeological Project (BMAP) was requested by Peabody Coal Company to carry out archaeological research in three areas of the Peabody lease on Black Mesa, Arizona. The purpose of this research was to mitigate the adverse impact of future mining activity and to provide archaeological clearance for these mining activities. This work was carried out under Antiquities Act Permit number 78-AZ-040 (expiration date, May 30, 1981), 79-AZ-055 (expiration date,...


Excavations on Black Mesa, 1981: A Descriptive Report (1983)
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This volume, the eighth of the Black Mesa descriptive excavation reports, presents the results of archaeological field work performed during the 1981 field season. The work was sponsored by Peabody Coal Company, Arizona Division, and took place in the Peabody Coal Company Black Mesa leasehold on northern Black Mesa, Arizona. The volume is organized to provide information in four general categories: legal compliance, synthesis of research, description of field work, and presentation of data. The...


Field Investigations At the Marana Community Complex (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text T. Kathleen Henderson.

This report describes the results of the field investigations of several sites located in the vicinity of Marana, Arizona. These investigations were undertaken by the Office of Cultural Resource Management, Arizona State University on behalf of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to mitigate the impacts on prehistoric sites resulting from the construction of the Reach 3 segment of the Tucson Aqueduct. The report provides a review of the field strategies and techniques used in the recovery of data and...


The Grewe Archaeological Research Project, Volume 3: Synthesis (2001)
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This is the third and final volume documenting the results of the Grewe Archaeological Research Project (GARP). The Project was carried out by Northland Research, Inc. (Northland), under contract to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). Portions of three prehistoric sites were investigated on the project - Grewe, Horvath, and Casa Grande Ruins. Each of the sites represents a separate spatial and temporal component of the Grewe-Casa Grande settlement, one of the preeminent Hohokam...


Hecla I: A Preliminary Report on the Archaeological Investigations at the Lakeshore Project, Papago Reservation, South Central Arizona (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Albert C. Goodyear, III. Alfred E. Dittert, Jr..

Late in 1971, the Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University was contacted by the Hecla Mining Company regarding impending construction of plant facilities at the Lakeshore Mine Project. The latter operation is located 28 miles southwest of Casa Grande, Arizona. The existence of many archaeological remains within the construction zone was known as a result of surveys conducted by Mr. Garland Gordon of the Arizona Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tuscon. Investigations...


Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

Flooding along the Salt, Gila, Verde, and Agua Fria Rivers in February and March of 1978 resulted in extensive damage to property in Central Arizona and in the disruption of ground transportation and commerce in the greater Phoenix area. Major flooding also occurred along these rivers in December, 1978 and February, 1980. The recognition of this flooding problem, and of requirements for the regulatory storage of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water, prompted the U.S. Department of the Interior,...


Historic Navajo Studies in Northeastern Arizona (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Charles D. James III.

Archaeological excavations along the north rim of Canyon del Muerto, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, were conducted during 1972 by the Museum of Northern Arizona. The preliminary objective was to salvage 28 archaeological sites located within the rights-of-way of Route N64, the Chinle to Tsaile Lake road, and four associated spur roads. Research designs for the excavations are broken into historic Navajo and prehistoric Anasazi sites; this report is concerned with the former. This...