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Burial Pit (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Funerary and Burial Structures or Features

An unmarked human interment in a subterranean pit.

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1996 BC Report (1996)

DOCUMENT Thomas Guderjan. David Driver. Heather Clagett. Helen Haines.

The Blue Creek project is marked by a broadening research design which remains focused on understanding the Blue Creek site core while, at the same time, allowing us to expand our forays into other sites and other issues. While past seasons have been marked by revolutionary changes in how we perceive Blue Creek, this year was marked by an increased depth of understanding. The year, we began shifting focus to the residential and agricultural aspects of the Blue Creek community as well as the...


1998 and 1999 BC Report (1999)

DOCUMENT Thomas Guderjan.

This report represents the efforts of the Blue Creek Archaeological Project during the 1998 and 1999 field seasons. The Blue Creek Project is a constantly evolving and growing research effort with the central goal of understanding the history, structure, and dynamics of the ancient Maya City of Blue Creek


2004 Season Summaries of The Blue Creek Regional Political Ecology Project, Upper Northwestern Belize (2004)

DOCUMENT Kerry Sagebiel. Tim Beach. Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach. Jon Lohse. Jimmy Barrera. Antonio Padilla. Jason Gonzalez.

2004 SEASON SUMMARIES OF THE BLUE CREEK REGIONAL POLITICAL ECOLOGY PROJECT: Blue Creek Regional Political Ecology Project Ceramic Report: 2004 Season Kerry Lynn Sagebiel Blue Creek 2004 Field Season Report: Geomorphology, Pollen, and Hydrology Investigations Timothy Beach, Ph.D., and Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach. Ph.D 2004 Season Excavations in the Gran Cacao Ballcourt, Northwestern Belize Jon C. Lohse, Ph.D., Jimmy Barrera, and Antonio Padilla 2004 Ixno’ha Excavation...


An Account of a Visit to the Huacas, or Ancient Grave Yards of Chiriqui (1860)

DOCUMENT J Bateman.

This document describes the account of a visit to the Huacas in November of 1860.


Adult Skeletal Inventory Sheet, Eroding Burial 1, Eroding Burials of Site 46SU3 2012 (2012)

DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Cole Von Roeder

Burial 46SU3 was an eroding burial at the Baker's Bottomsite excavated on March 13, 1989 by Robert Maslowski. The skeletal material was washed and sent to the WVU School of Medicine for analysis. The material originally sent lacked the cranium, dentition, cervical vertebrae and left scapula. Dr. Maslowski indicated that he had learned that Dave Dobbins had recovered a skull and other material exposed by erosion the previous Fall at the same location. This material was subsequently also sent to...


Alameda School Site (LA 421) Fauna (2012)

DATASET Robin Cordero.

Faunal data from the 2008 excavation at the Alameda School Site, LA 421


Alameda School Site (LA 421) Faunal Assemblage

PROJECT Uploaded by: Robin Cordero

This project contains the faunal remains recovered during excavations of a small portion of the Alameda School Site, LA 421, a Rio Grande Classic period pueblo in the Albuquerque area. Excavations occurred in the summer of 2008, resulting in the identification of 66 human burials (most from an early Classic Period Glaze A cemetery), one dog burial, and 69 non-burial pit features. Of the 3500 specimen faunal assemblage, 1370 were sampled resulting in the identification of 61 species including 5...


Algarrobos_Laja_Path Shapefile (2010)

GEOSPATIAL Karen Holberg.

The aim of the LEAP projects was to publish multi-layered e-publications and develop and link them to associated digital archives. The original LEAP project was funded by the AHRC while the LEAP II, A Trans-Atlantic LEAP, was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This shapefile is part of a 2011 LEAP II project "Placing immateriality: situating the material of highland Chiriquí" by Karen Holberg. All files associated with this record must be downloaded to ensure that the shapefile...


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 Section 110 Compliance Report for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, NHPA, Cultural Resources Investigations, Technical Report No. 3, Archeological Inventory and Assessment of the Barren River Lake Shoreline Allen and Barren Counties, Kentucky (2011)

DOCUMENT J. Sanderson Stevens. Tim Mancl. Wade Catts. Juliette Gerhardt. Peter Leach. Elizabeth LaVigne.

JMA’s field investigations were confined to 5,290 acres that lie within the drawdown zone. JMA initiated a staged approach, including (1) Background and cartographic research and cursory review of existing collections. (2) Resurvey, through surface reconnaissance, previously identified archaeological sites within the drawdown zone and documentation of existing conditions. (3) Survey, as time permitted, the remainder of the drawdown zone for additional archaeological sites and historic...


Analysis of Burial 1 from the Mitchum Site, 31Ch452 (1984)

DOCUMENT Homes Hogue Wilson.

During the summer of 1983, as part o f the Siouan Project, the Research Labratories of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conducted limited excavations at the Mitchum site (31Ch452) in Chatham County, North Carolina. The Mitchum site is located on the Haw River about 12 miles southwest of Chapel Hill (Figure 1) . During the field season, 800 square feet of plowzone were removed to uncover an oval structure, 14 features, and one burial, all of which were later...


Antiq_EarlyArch_Bateman Shapefile (2010)

GEOSPATIAL Karen Holberg.

The aim of the LEAP projects was to publish multi-layered e-publications and develop and link them to associated digital archives. The original LEAP project was funded by the AHRC while the LEAP II, A Trans-Atlantic LEAP, was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This shapefile is part of a 2011 LEAP II project "Placing immateriality: situating the material of highland Chiriquí" by Karen Holberg. All files associated with this record must be downloaded to ensure that the shapefile...


Antiq_EarlyArch_Linne Shapefile (2010)

GEOSPATIAL Karen Holberg.

The aim of the LEAP projects was to publish multi-layered e-publications and develop and link them to associated digital archives. The original LEAP project was funded by the AHRC while the LEAP II, A Trans-Atlantic LEAP, was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This shapefile is part of a 2011 LEAP II project "Placing immateriality: situating the material of highland Chiriquí" by Karen Holberg. All files associated with this record must be downloaded to ensure that the shapefile...


Antiq_EarlyArch_Osgood Shapefile (2010)

GEOSPATIAL Karen Holberg.

The aim of the LEAP projects was to publish multi-layered e-publications and develop and link them to associated digital archives. The original LEAP project was funded by the AHRC while the LEAP II, A Trans-Atlantic LEAP, was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This shapefile is part of a 2011 LEAP II project "Placing immateriality: situating the material of highland Chiriquí" by Karen Holberg. All files associated with this record must be downloaded to ensure that the shapefile...


Antiq_EarlyArch_Wassen Shapefile (2010)

GEOSPATIAL Karen Holberg.

The aim of the LEAP projects was to publish multi-layered e-publications and develop and link them to associated digital archives. The original LEAP project was funded by the AHRC while the LEAP II, A Trans-Atlantic LEAP, was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This shapefile is part of a 2011 LEAP II project "Placing immateriality: situating the material of highland Chiriquí" by Karen Holberg. All files associated with this record must be downloaded to ensure that the shapefile...


Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of the Oahe Reservoir, North and South Dakota (1953)

DOCUMENT Paul L. Cooper.

The present report is intended as a brief, non-technical statement of the archeological resources known to exist in the Oahe Reservoir area (for information relative to the results of archeological research in the area to date, reference should be made to the list of literature cited at the end of this report). It is based primarily upon information collected by Missouri Basin Project reconnaissance parties 1948-1952, but use has been made of various other resources. During the late summer of...


Archaeological Data Recovery at Riverfront Village (38AK933): A Mississippian/Contact Period Occupation (2013)

DOCUMENT Thomas Whitley. Jana Futch. Kandice Hollenbach. Jon Bernard Marcoux. Kim Wescott. Maggie Needham. Jessica Allgood.

In 2004, Brockington and Associates, Inc., was asked by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) to carry out Phase II Testing for the Georgia Avenue Extension Project (GAEP) in North Augusta. The GAEP was an undertaking that entailed design and construction of new roadway associated with the City of North Augusta’s planned riverfront revitalization. More than one year earlier, the city teamed with the Leyland Alliance (a private development partnership) to design and build a...


Archaeological Data Recovery at Riverfront Village (38AK933): A Mississippian/Contact Period Occupation (2013)

DOCUMENT Thomas Whitley. Jana Futch. Kandice D. Hollenbach. Jon Marcoux. Kim Wescott. Maggie Needham. Jessica Allgood.

"In 2004, Brockington and Associates, Inc. (Brockington) was asked by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) to carry out Phase II Testing for the Georgia Avenue Extension Project (GAEP) in North Augusta. The GAEP was an undertaking that entailed design and construction of new roadway associated with the City of North Augusta’s planned riverfront revitalization. More than one year earlier, the city teamed with the Leyland Alliance (a private development partnership) to design...


Archaeological Data Recovery of AZ N:4:110(ASM) at Grey Fox Ridge, Cottonwood, Yavapai County, Arizona (2011)

DOCUMENT 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 fieldwork in Chiriquí (1936)

DOCUMENT Sigvald Linné.

This is a 1936 article talks about the number of artifacts that are housed in American (US) museums and the overwhelming number that are in private collection. One of the arguments is that the archaeological exploration of the area has little to do with learning about culture and had more (if not entirely) to do with the gold in the area. Evidence of that can be seen in the name that the area became known as "Castilla del Oro." The unfortunate thing is that literature, especially academic...


Archaeological Investigations at AZ U:6:87, U:6:105, and U:6:253(ASM) on the Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona: Report (1997)

DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) assisted the Fort McDowell Indian Community (FMIC) with cultural resource investigations in advance of widening and realigning portions of Fort McDowell Road (also known as Mustang Way). These improvements were required to facilitate increased road use associated with the construction and operation of the Fort McDowell Indian Community Irrigated Farmland Development Project. Reclamation requested that Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS)...


Archaeological Investigations for the Fort McDowell Road Improvement Project

PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) assisted the Fort McDowell Indian Community (FMIC) with cultural resource investigations in advance of widening and realigning portions of Fort McDowell Road (also known as Mustang Way). These improvements were required to facilitate increased road use associated with the construction and operation of the Fort McDowell Indian Community Irrigated Farmland Development Project. This project presents the results of these undertakings.


Archaeological Investigations Near Mobridge, South Dakota (1961)

DOCUMENT David A. Baerreis. John E. Dallman.

During the months of July and August, 1956, excavations were conducted by a University of Wisconsin field party at four village sites on the Missouri River in the vicinity of Mobridge, South Dakota. The field work formed part of the salvage operations in this region which was soon to be flooded by water impounded behind a dam constructed near the city of Pierre. The selection of the sites for study was based on a brief reconnaissance of the area made in April, 1956, in the company of Paul L....


The archaeological problem of Chiriqui (1935)

DOCUMENT Corneslius Osgood.

The purpose of this 1935 paper by Osgood is to present information concerning the archaeology of the province of Chiriqui, Panama, and to summarize from the point of view of the field-worker certain phases of then previous work (cerca 1935) in order that data necessary for developing new lines of inquiry is more readily available.


The Archaeological Sequence from Sipolite, Oaxaca, Mexico (1966)

DOCUMENT Donald L. Brockington.

During February and March, 1962, excavations were conducted at Sipolite, near Puerto angel, Oaxaca, Mexico. The purpose of the excavation was to establish a cultural sequence and to study its interconnections with other pasts of Mesoamerica and to investigate possible relationships with central and South America. This report examines several Mesoamerican ceramic traditions through both a descriptive and statistical analysis. The report is a revised version of a dissertation presented in 1965...


An Archaeological Subsurface Examination of the Area 2A Parcel on the Fort Lee Military Reservation, Prince George County, Virginia (2011)

DOCUMENT Hugh B. Matternes. Valerie Davis. David Price. New South Associates.

This investigation examined the archaeological signature of unmarked subsurface archaeological features with a particular emphasis on identifying unmarked graves. Previous investigations identified potential unmarked graves in Area 2A, a parcel located within the confines of United States Army Fort Lee Military Reservation in Prince George County, Virginia. Area 2A was in the immediate vicinity of the Davis house, a prominent historical structure near the center of Fort Lee. The grounds...

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