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A multi-story building with massive masonry or adobe walls, found in the Chacoan and Hohokam regions of the American southwest.

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1892-1992 Centennial, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

PROJECT [ID: 368334] Uploaded by: alycia hayes

This project contains documents relative to the 1892-1992 centennial of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument including a book and related documents and images from an administratve history of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument prepared by A. Berle Clemensen. Additional Documents include the scanned figures and images used in the publication. These documents were prepared for the National Park Service.


1981 Andresen, John M., Radio Carbon Dates from the Casa Grande

PROJECT [ID: 371556] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This document is a report regarding the radio carbon dating of the wooden beams used in the construction of the Great House at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. It was done through the National Park Service Purchase Order PX 8100-0-0076 P.O.


3D Scanning and Documentation of Rockart Features on Petroglyph Trail at Chaco Culture National Historical Park

PROJECT [ID: 375942] Uploaded by: Angie Payne

In this project, the Leica C10 and Breuckmann SmartScanHE were used to document petroglyphs and the associated cliff face located on Petroglyph Trail between Pueblo Bonito and Chetro Ketl in Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The Leica Scanstation C10 scanner was used be to scan the lower cliff wall along the petroglyph trail (approximately 1 km long) at an average resolution of 0.5 – 3 cm. Moderate resolution data for the panels was also captured using a Leica C10 scanner at a resolution...


Additional Figures and Maps for Connected Communities (2018)

DOCUMENT [ID: 439455] Matthew Peeples.

Geologic map of the greater Cibola region showing locations of sites sampled for INAA. Map of major sites mentioned in the text. Chronological schemes for the greater Cibola region. All figures pertain to: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.


Architecture Data from greater Cibola Region (2018)

DATASET [ID: 439232] Matthew Peeples.

Architectural measurement and feature data associated with Peeples (2018) Connected Communities book


Astronomical Applications, Observations and Implications of the Great House at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

PROJECT [ID: 371679] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This project concerns the astronomical features of the Great House at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. It covers all times periods of Hohokam existence including the Pioneer, Colonial, Sedentary and Classic periods. There are comparisons drawn to other prehistoric sites such as Chichen Itza in their construction and application. There is discussion regarding the use of the astronmical features to track the winter and summer solstices.


Astronommical Implications of the Architecture at Casa Grande (1980)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371719] Renee Opperman.

This document is a Master's thesis presented to faculty at California State University. It is an in dept study of astronomical features and implications of several Indian cultures throughout the American Southwest and Mesoamerica. Schematic drawings from many of these sites reflect comparable similarities in design and function. Flow charts suggest that trade and migration played a roll in cultural modifications to behavior.


Aztec West Ruin: Pre-Backfilling Architectural Photo-Documentation

PROJECT [ID: 374239] Gary Brown.

This project includes rectified images of architectural features and masonry in rooms at Aztec West Ruin. The images were taken prior to backfilling efforts and during architectural documentation. Digital images were created either using a digital camera or scanned from photographic slides. To date, photographs from the east wing and northeastern corner of West Ruin have been ingested into tDAR.


The Casa Grande Archaeological Zone, Pre-Columbian Astronomical Observation (1969)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371686] J.M. Malloy.

This report explains that the Casa Grande Archaeological Zone is more than just the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and includes many surrounding areas. It discusses the sunrises and sunsets in relation to the summer and winter solistices and the vernal and autumnal equinoxes. It covers the time line of the enitre Hohokam existence including the Pioneer, Colonial, Sedentary and Classic periods. It relates similarities to other Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and the similarities between...


Casa Grande Arizona (1913)

DOCUMENT [ID: 369536] Jesse Walter Fewkes.

This document is an extract from the 28th annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology. It chronicles the excavations at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument between 1906 and 1907.


Casa Grande Ruins Compound A and Great House Excavations

PROJECT [ID: 371645] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This project contains excavation documents related to Compound A, a Hohokam Classic period compound with a Great House. Resources included in the project include historic and modern preservation and excavation documentation including; reports, memos, images, maps


Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, A Centennial History of the First Prehistoric Reserve, 1892-1992 (1992)

DOCUMENT [ID: 368791] A. Berle Clemensen.

This report concerns the four time periods of the Hohokam Indians and the century of administrative history of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument from 1892 to 1992.


Ceramic Vessel Rim Diameter and Design Height Data from the greater Cibola Region (2018)

DATASET [ID: 439445] Uploaded by: Matthew Peeples

Ceramic bowl diameter data and design/vessel height data from polychrome and white-on-red ceramics from the greater Cibola region. These data were used to generate Figure 29 in: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.


Ceramic Vessel Rim Diameter and Design Height Data from the greater Cibola Region (2018)

DATASET [ID: 439446] Uploaded by: Matthew Peeples

Ceramic bowl diameter data and design/vessel height data from polychrome and white-on-red ceramics from the greater Cibola region. These data were used to generate Figure 29 in: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.


Ceramic Vessel Rim Diameter and Design Height Data from the greater Cibola Region (2018)

DATASET [ID: 439444] Matthew Peeples.

Ceramic bowl diameter data and design/vessel height data from polychrome and white-on-red ceramics from the greater Cibola region. These data were used to generate Figure 29 in: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.


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.


Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World

PROJECT [ID: 427899] Uploaded by: Matthew Peeples

Appendices, raw data, and analytical documents associated with: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.


Corrugated Ceramic Technological Data from the Greater Cibola Region (2018)

DATASET [ID: 439414] Matthew Peeples.

Ceramic technological codes and measurements associated with Peeples (2018) Connected Communities books [Chapter 5]. See Coding guides for additional details. File ceramic.csv contains the data formatted for analysis in R using the code in the associated document: "R Code for Corrugated Ceramic Technological Analysis, Chapter 5" These data pertain to Chapter 5 in: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World....


Corrugated Ceramic Technology Coding Guide (2018)

DOCUMENT [ID: 439418] Matthew Peeples.

Ceramic Technology Coding Guide associated with Corrugated Ceramic Technology Data from Greater Cibola Region dataset in same "Connected Communities" tDAR project.


Documentation of Some Lunar and Solar Events at Casa Grande, AZ. (and other items) (1979)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371716] John H. Evans. Harry Hillman.

This document includes 4 versions of a report about lunar and solar events at the Great House at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. These include: a presentation paper, a published version, a version prepared for Arizona Highway Magazine and a Science News summary. There is also a constellation chart to check Canopus alignment. The report outlines basic history and construction of the Great House that facilitates astronomical events. The report references computer data, cutting edge at...


Early Pueblo III great house Kiva D overviews (1998)

IMAGE [ID: 374263] Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 1, Kiva D overviews (room photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling). Early PIII above ground kiva added to south East Wing of West Ruin(see Morris 1924, 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Kiva D_1A: SE Quad overview looking east copied from IMG0022; Image AZRU-E Wing_Kiva D_1B: SE quad overview looking SE copied from IMG0023; Image AZRU-E Wing_Kiva D_1C: SE quad overview looking south copied from IMG0024; Image AZRU-E Wing_Kiva D_1D: NE quad overview copied from...


Early Pueblo III great house Kiva D overviews (1998)

IMAGE [ID: 374264] Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 1, Kiva D southern recess overviews (room photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling). Early PIII above ground kiva added to south East Wing of West Ruin(see Morris 1924, 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Kiva D_2A: Close-up of southern recess copied from IMG0044; Image AZRU-E Wing_Kiva D_2B: East wall of southern recess copied from IMG0045; Image AZRU-E Wing_Kiva D_2C: West wall of southern recess copied from IMG0046. References: Earl Morris, 1924, Burials in the...


Early Pueblo III great house Room 14 overviews (1998)

IMAGE [ID: 374265] Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 1, Room 14 overviews (room photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling). Early PIII one-story room added to south East Wing of West Ruin(see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 14_1A: East wall cap copied from IMG0097; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 14_1B: East interior wall NE oblique copied from IMG0096; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 14_1C: North interior wall NE oblique copied from IMG0089. Reference: Earl Morris, 1928, Notes on Excavations in the Aztec Ruin, Volume...

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