Church / Religious Structure (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Non-Domestic Structures

Buildings, or the archaeological remains of features or facilities, that were used for religious purposes. Use more specific term(s) if possible.

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Addendum to the National Register Determination of Eligibility for Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Ferguson.

In July of 2011, Westover Air Reserve Base (ARB) submitted to The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) a Determination of Eligibility (DOE) for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) for the base's historic resources (i.e. buildings, structures, and landscape features over 50 years of age). This DOE revised a previous survey of the base conducted in 1995. In the revised DOE, Westover ARB concluded that the base did not constitute a historic district as previously determined by the...


Aegina Ceramics: Photographs (2011)
IMAGE Matthew Boulanger. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

These images show the individual sherds from Aegina, Greece analyzed by neutron activation at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Photographs were taken at LBNL and scanned by the Archaeometry Laboratory at MURR. Individual files were named according to the official catalog numbers of each image assigned by the Graphic Arts Department at LBNL.


Akins_Northern Rio Grande_Mortuary Data Sources_Table 1 (2011)
DATASET Nancy Akins.

This table presents Akins' sources for mortuary feature data throughout the northern Rio Grande area. It includes site names, occupation periods, number of burials, and published reference.


Akins_Northern Rio Grande_Mortuary Patterns_Table 3 (2011)
DATASET Nancy Akins.

In this table, Akins presents a summary of mortuary patterns in her burial sample from 13 sites in the Northern Rio Grande area. She provides summary data for the following variables: burial location, flexion, position, orientation, and non-perishable burial goods


Akins_Northern Rio Grande_Paper_Exploring Mortuary Variability in the Northern Rio Grande (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Nancy Akins.

The Pueblo Indians who live in the Northern Rio Grande belong to several distinct linguistic groups and their cultural differences may be reflected in past burial practices. With a few notable exceptions, much of the older data on Northern Rio Grande burials is presented as summaries without regards to age or sex and without definitions of exactly what is meant by the terms used to describe even basic treatment such as orientation and body position. Thus, the typical level of reporting is...


Animal Husbandry at Pimería Alta Missions: El Ganado en el Sudoeste de Norteamérica ​ (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman.

Documentary evidence from the southwestern region of North America indicates that Spanish missionaries attempted to alter the daily lives of native peoples through the introduction of Eurasian domesticated animals and animal husbandry practices. However, our understanding of the degree to which these efforts were successful is hindered by a dearth of zooarchaeological evidence. Excavations at 18th-century missions in present-day northern Sonora and southern Arizona provide an opportunity to...


Annual Progress Report, National Park Service Activities with the Cooperation of the Smithsonian Institution, July 1, 1964 to June 30, 1965 (1965)
DOCUMENT Full-Text National Park Service.

This report is submitted to provide the Field Committee with information regarding the archeological studies of the Smithsonian Institution within the Missouri Basin in cooperation with the National Park Service and other federal and state agencies during fiscal year 1965.


An Archaeological and Historical Survey of Fort Lee, Prince George County, Virginia: Final Report and Appendices (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Antony F. Opperman. Luther D. A. Hanson.

An archaeological inventory was conducted by MAAR Associates. Inc. at Fort Lee, Prince George County. Virginia. This study resulted in the identification of 99 prehistoric and historic sites. A total of 3609 acres was examined constituting a 66.7 percent sample of the facility including all area undisturbed by recent military activity. Initial projections of the resource base were largely confirmed, and the use of an environmentally-based sampling strategy was found to be justified. This...


An Archaeological and Historical Survey, Fort Lee (FL1985.001)
PROJECT Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Ronald A. Thomas.

An archaeological inventory was conducted by MAAR Associates. Inc. at Fort Lee, Prince George County. Virginia. This study resulted in the identification of 99 prehistoric and historic sites. A total of 3609 acres was examined constituting a 66.7 percent sample of the facility including all area undisturbed by recent military activity. Initial projections of the resource base were largely confirmed, and the use of an environmentally-based sampling strategy was found to be justified. This...


Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Eric S. Johnson.

Previous archeological and relevant documentary research at the Cape Cod National Seashore is reviewed and evaluated. The Cape Cod National Seashore is located on what is known as the outer Cape, an area whose history goes back thousands of years, when the area's marine, estuarine, and terrestrial resources, all located in proximity to one another, drew Native Americans here. The area was an important center of Native American life into the seventeenth century, when it was the homeland of...


An Archaeological Survey of the Santa Cruz River Valley from the Headwaters to the Town of Tubac in Arizona (1941)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward Bridge Danson.

The Santa Cruz River is located in south-central Arizona in the Santa Cruz and Pima Counties. A short stretch of the rivers lies in northern Sonora and forms a big horseshoe bend as the river cuts across the foot of the Patagonia Mountains from the San Rafael Valley into the Santa Cruz Valley proper. In the San Rafael Valley, where the headwaters of the river are found, the Santa Cruz passes few towns or villages. The first one is Lochiel, a small cluster of houses on the International...


Archeological Progress Report No. 13, Field Season of 1968 (1968)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution, Missouri Basin Project.

This is the thirteenth in a series of annual reports summarizing current field and research activities of the Smithsonian Institution, River Basin Surveys, under the auspices of the Inter-Agency Archeological Salvage Program. Smithsonian River Basin Surveys operations continued throughout 1968 at the Lincoln headquarters and two parties were fielded during the 1968 season in order to continue or extend work undertaken previously in the Dakotas. One party conducted a shoreline survey, including...


Archeological Progress Report No. 2, Field Season of 1957 (1957)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution. Missouri Basin Project.

The 1957 summer field season began the twelfth year of continuous operation of the Missouri Basin Project and of the Inter-Agency Archeological and Paleontological Salvage Program. The first eleven years have been outstandingly productive despite several setbacks. The twelfth year began with an even more encouraging prospect than many of the previous years. The areas within the Missouri Basin that have been or soon will be lost forever to scientific archeological investigation due to dam...


Archeological Progress Report No. 9, Field Season of 1964 (1964)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution, Missouri Basin Project.

This is the ninth in a series of reports presented to provide a summary of current field activities within the Missouri River Basin. Twenty-three field parties, representing one federal and seven state agencies, participated in the Inter-Agency Archaeological Salvage Program within the Missouri Basin during the summer of 1964. Fourteen parties were fielded by the Missouri Basin Project of the Smithsonian Institution. Eleven of these worked within the Oahe, Big Bend, and Fort Randall reservoirs...


Architectural Building and Inventory Survey, Hanscom Air Force Base, Volume I (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joanna M. Doherty. Matthew A. Kierstead. Christine M. Longiaru. Jeffrey D. Emidy. Virginia H. Adams.

PAL, under an on-call services contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), New England District (NED), completed a historic inventory survey and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility evaluation of properties at Hanscom Air Force Base (AFB) in Bedford, Concord, Lexington, and Lincoln, Massachusetts, and at four off-base facilities in Hamilton, Ipswich, Stow, Sudbury, and Waltham, Massachusetts. Hanscom AFB occupies approximately 1,100 acres of land, approximately 400...


Argos Ceramics: Photographs (2011)
IMAGE Matthew Boulanger. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

These images show the individual sherds from Argos, Greece analyzed by neutron activation at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Photographs were taken at LBNL and scanned by the Archaeometry Laboratory at MURR. Individual files were named according to the official catalog numbers of each image assigned by the Graphic Arts Department at LBNL.


Artifact Catalog, Archaeological and Historical Survey, Fort Lee (2011)
DATASET Fort Lee Regional Archaeological Curation Facility. Donald K. Creveling. H Polk II. Kim Jones Lukezic. Antony F. Opperman. L. W. McKee. C. Thomas.

Aritfact catalog for the archaeological inventory that was conducted by MAAR Associates. Inc. at Fort Lee, Prince George County. Virginia. This study resulted in the identification of 99 prehistoric and historic sites. A total of 3609 acres was examined constituting a 66.7 percent sample of the facility including all area undisturbed by recent military activity. Initial projections of the resource base were largely confirmed, and the use of an environmentally-based sampling strategy was found to...


Artifact Inventory, 17 Archaeological Surveys at Forestry Activity Areas, Fort A.P. Hill (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Mullin.

The artifact inventory for the Semi-annual Technical Report 17 Archaeological Surveys at Forestry Activity Areas Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia.


Artifact Photographs, Liberty Chapel, Fort Lee (2009)
IMAGE Fort Lee Regional Archaeological Curation Facility.

This resource page contains color photographs of artifacts from the Liberty Chapel site located at Fort Lee, Virginia.


ASOR Syrian Heritage Initiative (SHI): Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria - Weekly Report 1 (August 11, 2014) (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael D. Danti.

Weekly Report 1 encompasses July 20, 2014 to August 10, 2014. Also included are Incident Reports SHI 14-001, SHI 14-002, SHI 14-003, SHI 14-004, SHI 14-005, and SHI 14-006. This report contains a Heritage Timeline describing events involving the destruction of heritage sites in Syria. During the reporting period, Islamic State (IS formerly ISIS or ISIL) made substantial territorial gains in northern Syria and northern Iraq and continued to exert pressure on Baghdad and the Aleppo-­Damascus...


ASOR Syrian Heritage Initiative (SHI): Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria - Weekly Report 2 (August 18, 2014) (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Tyler Sutton

Weekly Report 2 encompasses August 10, 2014 to August 16, 2014. Also included are Incident Reports SHI 14-004, SHI 14-006, SHI 14-016, SHI 14-017, and SHI 14-018. This report contains a Heritage Timeline describing events involving the destruction of heritage sites in Syria. Generally, current military operations and terrorist activity revolves around control of border crossings with Turkey, Lebanon, and western Iraq and command of the Damascus-­‐Aleppo (M5) and Aleppo-­‐Raqqa (M15/M4)...


ASOR Syrian Heritage Initiative (SHI): Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria - Weekly Report 7 (September 22, 2014) (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael D. Danti. Kurt W. Prescott.

Weekly Report 7 encompasses September 17, 2014 to September 22, 2014. Also included are Incident Reports SHI 14-031, SHI 14-032, SHI 14-033, SHI 14-034, and SHI 14-035. This report contains a Heritage Timeline describing events involving the destruction of heritage sites in Syria. Cultural heritage in Aleppo and in northern Aleppo Governate continues to be at high risk of destruction given the intensity of fighting in these areas and the risks posed by Islamic State’s ongoing intentional...


ASOR Syrian Heritage Initiative (SHI): Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria, Weekly Reports
PROJECT Uploaded by: Tyler Sutton

The ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives (CHI) is an international, collaborative effort to respond to the destruction of cultural heritage in Syria and northern Iraq. Since its inception in July 2014, one of ASOR CHI’s main activities has been intensive monitoring, reporting, and fact-finding (MRF) to help address the challenges of the cultural heritage crises unfolding in Syria and northern Iraq. The resources found here are part of the ASOR CHI’s Weekly Report Series.


Ayia Irini Ceramics: Photographs (2011)
IMAGE Matthew Boulanger. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

These images show the individual sherds analyzed at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Photographs were taken at LBNL and scanned by the Archaeometry Laboratory at MURR. Individual files were named according to the official catalog numbers of each image assigned by the Graphic Arts Department at LBNL.


Brant House Excavation Field Map (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Dean Snow.

This is the Brant House Excavation Field Map.