Mound / Earthwork (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Non-Domestic Structures

An above ground construction of earth, shell or other material, undifferentiated as to function.

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Additional Cultural Resource Investigations, Proposed Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range, Fort A. P. Hill (AP2012.001)
PROJECT John Mullin.

The Fort A.P. Hill Cultural Resource Manager, under the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works within Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, has completed additional cultural resource investigations at nine archaeological sites identified during a recent cultural resource survey of a proposed Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range at Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. The EOD Range has been proposed as a result of Base Realignment and Closure activities at Fort Lee, Virginia. During...


Additional Cultural Resource Investigations, Archaeological Sites 44CE0503, 44CE0506, 44CE0509, 44CE0511, 44CE0512, 44CE0513, 44CE0514, 44CE0515, AND 44CE0517, Proposed Explosive Ordance Disposal Range, Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Mullin.

The Fort A.P. Hill Cultural Resource Manager, under the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works within Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, has completed additional cultural resource investigations at nine archaeological sites identified during a recent cultural resource survey of a proposed Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range at Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. The EOD Range has been proposed as a result of Base Realignment and Closure activities at Fort Lee, Virginia. During...


Aerial Remote Sensing Techniques in Archeology (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James I. Ebert. Melvin L. Fowler. George J. Gumerman. Elmer Jr. Harp. Laurence D. Kruckman. Thomas R. Lyons. Allan D. Marmelstein. William Meyer. Gary W. North. Henry T. Svehlak. Louis James Tartaglia. John A. Ware. Robert K. Hitchcock.

Today the term remote sensing is generally understood as a technique for the acquisition of environmental data by means of non-contact instruments operating in various regions of the electromagnetic spectrum from air and space platforms. The resultant information may be in the form of a pictorial record or digitized data on tape. In a larger context, however, remote sensing can be considered as a discipline in and of itself with its own peculiar methods, objectives and goals. In this...


Amerind Pleistocene Lake I, The Archaeology of the Willcox Playa (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Anne I. Woosley. D. Carol Kriebel.

Our 1985 survey of the Willcox Playa environs resulted in a wealth of Archeological data, the findings of which are presented in the following chapters. We have added to the Archaic database from the Cazador through San Pedro stages of the Cochise sequence, and suggest a tentative Archaic settlement system integrated with local habitats and accompanying resources. Though it is a partial picture, the ceramic period settlement system is also beginning to emerge. Our knowledge of the early ceramic...


Anthem at Merrill Ranch: Cultural Resources Inventory of the 3,260-Acre Parcel between Coolidge and Florence, Pinal County, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Daniel K. Newsome.

Between October 20 and 23, 2004, archaeologists from EnviroSystems Management, Inc. (EnviroSystems) conducted a Class III cultural resources inventory of 1,568 acres of private land between Coolidge and Florence, Pinal County, Arizona. The 1,568 acres are part of a 3,260-acre parcel proposed for residential development (the remaining 1,692 acres were not examined during this project because 442 acres of the parcel were under cotton cultivation at the time of the inventory and the other 1,250...


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...


Appraisal of the Archaeological Resources of the Huntington Reservoir Area, Wabash River, Indiana (1964)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James H. Kellar.

The proposed report by James H. Kellar, the Appraisal of the Archeological Resource of the Huntington Reservoir Area, Wabash River Indiana, was submitted to the United States Department of Interior, National Park Service, under the terms of Purchase Order No. 29-737. The following reports the results of an archaeological surface survey in the area to be inundated by the construction of the Huntington reservoir in the upper Wabash River Valley, Indiana. Much of the work was accomplished by John...


Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Jamestown Reservoir North Dakota: Supplement (1953)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard P. Wheeler.

Archeological and paleontological investigations were conducted in the Jamestown Resevoir area, Stutsman and Foster Counties, North Dakota, by field units of the Missouri Basin Project, Smithsonian Institution, in 1946, 1947, 1952. In a five-day preliminary survey, August 27-31, 1946, J. Joseph Bauxar and Paul L. Cooper, archeologists, located seven archeological sites in the resevoir area (Bauxar, 1947). In August, 1947, Theodore E. White, paleontologist, and John C. Donohoe, assistant, found...


Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Coralville Reservoir, Iowa River, Iowa (1949)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard P. Wheeler.

The preliminary investigation of the archeological resources of the Coralville Reservoir was made by the River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution, between January 24 and February 3, 1949, The District Engineer’s Office, Corps of Engineers, at Rock Island, Illinois 3 furnished maps and provided 4 days transportation. Some time was spent in consultation with local residents, and with Dr. C. R. Keyes, Director of the Archeological Survey of Iowa, at Mount, Vernon, Iowa. The survey was made in...


Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Orwell Reservoir, Otter Tail County Minnesota (1948)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard P. Wheeler.

The investigation of the archeological resources of the Orwell Reservoir was made by the River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution, in October1948. The District Engineer's Office, Corps of Engineers, at St. Paul, provided maps to facilitate the work, and local residents were consulted. The purpose of the survey was to discover the extent of any archeological remains in the area to be flooded by the dam and to determine whether there are sites of major importance in this area that should be...


Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of the Oahe Reservoir, North and South Dakota (1953)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 Assessment of Huntington Reservoir 1982-1983
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. William R. Wepler.

A pedestrian reconnaissance survey led by William Wepler and Donald Cochran was conducted at the Huntington Reservoir between the fall of 1982 and winter of 1983. This survey took place along the Upper Wabash drainage in Huntington and Well counties. The survey was performed in two parts; first as an in-field survey above the level of the summer pool, which was oriented toward the cultivated areas, and second as a shoreline survey oriented towards the eroded areas. The investigation was...


An Archaeological Assessment of Huntington Reservoir: Identification, Prediction, Impact (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William R. Wepler. Donald R. Cochran.

An archaeological survey of Huntington Reservoir was conducted under a Department of the Interior Historic Preservation Fund Survey and Planning Grant administered by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology with matching funds supplied by Ball State University. The goals of the project were: to identify the archaeological resources within the Huntington Reservoir area, to determine the impact of the reservoir on those resources, and to...


An Archaeological Assessment of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV Transmission Line (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lanita C. Van Nimwegen.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed a Class III archaeological survey of portions of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV transmission line located on Arizona State lands, USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and Salt River Project (SRP) right-of-ways across privately held lands. Reconnaissance of state and private (patented) lands was completed on April 24 and 25 of 1991 under Permit Number 90-39, and BLM lands were surveyed on May 3, Under Permit Number AZ-000065. As a result...


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 1) (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scot Keith.

Southern Research, Historic Preservation Consultants, Inc. conducted two archaeological data recovery excavations at the Leake site between 2004 and 2006. The first excavation, from November 2004 through September 2005, was carried out for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to mitigate the adverse impacts to the site from the proposed widening of State Routes 61 and 113. A second smaller data recovery, carried out in December of 2006, was done for the Bartow County Water Department...


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 2 - Appendices) (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scot Keith.

Appendices for Leake site data recovery report


Archaeological Data Recovery for the Santan Mountains Land Exchange (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams. Ann Valdo Howard. Barbara S. Macnider.

In December 1988, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in and around the eastern portion of the Santan Mountains in preparation for a land exchange between Julian Berry and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Phoenix District Office (Adams et al . 1989). As a result, 13 sites, 112 artifact scatters, and 284 isolated finds were recorded. Testing and data recovery measures were recommended for six of the sites.The sites are located within the Basin and...


Archaeological Investigations at Pueblo Viejo: The Paradise Palms Component Phoenix, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David R. Hart.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed archaeological testing of a 6.4 acre parcel of private land for the Paradise Palms II development. The purpose of the testing was to determine the nature, extent, and potential significance of buried cultural resources within the Paradise Palms II parcel. The testing was necessary because the housing development is partially located within the recorded boundary of Pueblo Viejo, a large prehistoric Hohokam settlement that is eligible for the...


Archaeological Investigations at site 38JA272 (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carol Poplin. Inna Burns.

"In July 2003, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted excavations in the portion of archaeological site 38JA272 that will be affected by the construction of Phase I of the South Carolina Pipeline Company’s (SCPC) 82 mile South System Loop Natural Gas Pipeline near Ridgeland in Jasper County, South Carolina. Archaeological monitoring of construction activities at site 38JA272 was conducted in November 2003. Archaeological site 38JA272 is a possible Civil War rifle trench with a surrounding...


Archaeological Investigations at the Apache Trail Site (NA19,509), Apache Junction, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

The City of Apache Junction contracted with the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to conduct preliminary test excavations at the Apache Trail site (NA19.509). Investigations (Project No. CS-86-1, City of Apache Junction) were undertaken within the boundaries of a proposed land exchange from the Bureau of Land Management to the City of Apache Junction. This land exchange would result in the development of an equestrian trail and open space park, a public facility to be administered by the City of...


Archaeological Investigations at the Tanque Verde Wash Site, A Middle Rincon Settlement in the Eastern Tucson Basin (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson.

Excavations by the Institute for American Research at the Tanque Verde Wash site (AZ BB: 13:68 [ASM]) uncovered a nearly complete segment of a single component Middle Rincon subphase (A.D. 1000-1100) hamlet. The site was located along Tanque Verde Wash, the largest permanent drainage within the eastern Tucson Basin. Nineteen pithouses, three trash mounds, and 66 extramural features were recovered within a 2500 square meter area, The excavation methodology, which involved the complete excavation...


Archaeological Investigations at the Yuma Wash Site and Outlying Settlements Part 2 (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

The Yuma Wash site was a permanently occupied large Classic period village situated in the northern Tucson Basin at the juncture of the eastern bajada of the Tucson Mountains with the Santa Cruz River floodplain. The site area was also intermittently used on a much smaller scale during the rest of the Hohokam sequence and during the Early Agricultural and Early Ceramic periods, as well as during the Historic era. The project was conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc., for the Town of Marana. The...


Archaeological Investigations of Seven Prehistoric Sites Partially Within Intersection Improvement Areas Located Along State Route 87 at Center Street, North Mesa Drive, Horne Road and Gilbert Road, North of Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael M. Gregory.

During late 1991 through mid-1992, Archaeological Research Services, Inc., performed archaeological evaluation and limited test excavation activities at seven Hohokam sites. These sites are located partially within four intersection improvement areas along State Route 87 north of Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona (USGS Mesa, Ariz. 7.5' 1952/1982; USGS Sawik Mountain, Ariz. 7.5' 1964/1982). The Arizona Department of Transportation requested that Archaeological Research Services perform the work in...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line Right-of-Way, Private, State and Bureau of Land Management (Phoenix District Office) Lands, Maricopa, Arizona: Final Report for an Archaeological Survey of the Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa, County, Arizona (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margaret A. Powers. Mark J. Keane. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

At the request of Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona conducted an archaeological survey of a proposed 500kV transmission line between the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (near Wintersburg, Arizona) and the Kyrene Substation (near Tempe, Arizona). During survey of the 73.3 mi right-of-way, evidences of historic and prehistoric activity were recorded at 10 sites and 43 loci of isolated artifacts or features. With few exceptions, all identified remains could be assigned to the...


Archaeological Monitoring of Contaminated Soil Removal from the Waste Dump Archaeological Site, AZ AA:6:2(ASM), Pinal County, Arizona (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad V. Kirvan. A. E. (Gene) Rogge.

ADOA retained URS Corporation to remove and dispose of a mound of contaminated soil from Area A of the Picacho Pesticide Site, which is within a parcel of State Trust land managed by ASLD. The contaminated soil is within an archaeological site known as the Waste Dump site and designated AZ AA:6:2(ASM). The site is the remnants of a large prehistoric Hohokam village that was occupied during the Classic period (circa A.D. 1125 to 1450). Archaeological monitoring was conducted to document any...