Sweat House / Sweat Lodge (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Non-Domestic Structures

Small enclosure or hut used for steam baths, usually ephemeral in construction. Often with fire-cracked rock and/or hearths in association.

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Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project - Coronado Generating Station Railroad Spur Line, Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Survey of Three Proposed Sub-Ballast Borrow Areas (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark B. Sant.

In September 1977, at the request of Salt River Project (SRP), an archaeological clearance investigation of three sub-ballast borrow areas along the SRP-Coronado Railroad Line, was conducted by the Museum of Northern Arizona. During the course of investigations 12 archaeological sites were recorded. A brief description of the investigations, the project area, and archaeological sitaution encountered is given. In addition, as a consequence of the preliminary results of the survey, archaeological...


An Archaeological Resurvey of the Area Between Towers 96 and 123 on the Proposed Cholla-Saguaro 500 kV Transmission Line (Arizona Public Service) Crossing the Apache Sitgreaves and Tonto National Forests, Arizona (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Mayro. Christopher Causey. Robert Hard.

As a result of a meeting October 4, 1976, with representative from Arizona Public Service, the Southwestern Regional Office of the U.S. Forest Service, Tonto and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, and the Arizona State Museum, it was decided that portions of the Cholla to Saguaro 500 kV transmission line should be checked and, if necessary, resurveyed to insure that all archaeological resources within the transmission line corridor are identified. This report concerns the results of checking...


An Archaeological Survey of a Rail Loading Site and Conveyor and Communications Line by Black Mesa, Preliminary Report (1969)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter J. Pilles, Jr..

The Museum of Northern Arizona investigated a proposed rail loading site and conveyor and communication line right-of-way to provide archaeological clearance for the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District. The reconnaissance was performed by Alexander J. Lindsay, Jr., Curator of Anthropology, and Peter J. Pilles, Jr., Salvage Archaeologist, on December 18 and 19, 1969. The rail loading site is located in the Klethla Valley adjacent to the Four Corners Pipeline, 0.8 miles...


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.


Archeological Salvage in the Missouri Basin (1957)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Warren W. Caldwell.

This document is a public statement and explanation for the archaeology conducted in the Missouri Basin during the 1950s. The document states: Despite the manifold accomplishments of archeology in the Missouri Basin, the whys, the origin and the complexities of aboriginal life are still obscure. Much remains to be done. The rising waters threaten far more than is now in hand. The Missouri Basin archeologist looks upon the situation as a race, and a critical one. It is not a race to secure...


Cibola Prehistory Project (Project)
PROJECT 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 Full-Text 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 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 45,995 entries representing 242,592 potsherds. This integrated database was created using the public integration at https://core.tdar.org/workspace/integrate/930.


A Cultural Inventory of the Salt River Indian Reservation, Arizona (1972)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

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.


A Cultural Overview and Sample Survey of 21,440 Acres for the Salt River Project (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christina G. Allen.

In September of 1980, the Office of Contract Archeology conducted a Phase I archeological overview and 10% sample survey of the 21,440 acre Salt River Project located in two parcels some 10 miles (6.2 kms.) north of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. The purpose of the study was to obtain information which would help the Salt River Project to formulate long-range plans concerning the development of a subsurface coal mine in that region. Part of this investigation was an archival search which uncovered...


Draft: Diné Traditional Cultural Property Inventory at Fort Wingate Depot Activity (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christopher M. Moreno. Giorgio H. Curti. Dayna Bowker Lee.

This report summarizes the inventory of Dine (Navajo) Traditional Cultural Properties (TCPs) at Fort Wingate Depot Activity (FWDA). FWDA as a whole is part of Dine Bikeyah (Navajoland) and is connected to and embedded in Dine sacred geographies. As such, it is part of a Dine traditional cultural landscape and is recommended eligible for inclusion on the NRHP as an historic district TCP. Three component landscapes at FWDA that also function as contributing elements to this historic district were...


EMVPP Field & Lab Manual (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Keith Kintigh. Greg Schachner. Joshua Watts. Tammy Stone. Todd Howell. Andrew Duff. Suzanne Eckert.

The field and lab manual for the 2003 El Morro Prehistory Project. The same manual was used in other EMVPP seasons. Most aspects of this manual can be applied to the Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project, the Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project, the Upper Little Colorado Prehistory Project, and the Rudd Creek Archaeology Project. This manual describes field and laboratory procedures, how to fill out the forms, and how the provenience system works. It also has relevant ceramic type...


EMVPP Field & Lab Manual (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Keith Kintigh.

The field and lab manual for the 2003 El Morro Prehistory Project. The same manual was used in other EMVPP seasons. Most aspects of this manual can be applied to the Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project, the Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project, the Upper Little Colorado Prehistory Project, and the Rudd Creek Archaeology Project. This manual describes field and laboratory procedures, how to fill out the forms, and how the provenience system works. It also has relevant ceramic type...


Excavation on Black Mesa, 1979: A Descriptive Report (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

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)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

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...


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...


The Lower Verde Archaeological Project
PROJECT Jeffrey A. Homburg. Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey H. Altschul. Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Steven D. Shelley. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) was a four-year data recovery project conducted by Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI) in the lower Verde River region of central Arizona. The project was designed to mitigate any adverse effects to cultural resources from modifications to Horseshoe and Bartlett Dams. The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Project’s Office sponsored the research program in compliance with historic preservation legislation. The LVAP’s...


Recent Archeological Salvage Operations in the Missouri Basin (1955)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard Wheeler.

This is a reprint from “Progress, Missouri River Basin,” a Quarterly Report of the Interior Missouri Basin Field Committee, October-December, 1955. This document reports on archeological projects carried out during the summer of 1955. Three field units of the Missouri Basin Project of the Smithsonian Institution River Basin Surveys and four field parties sponsored by State institutions, in cooperation with the National Park Service, carried out archeological projects in two dam and reservoir...


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 05: Yavapai and Western Apache Ethnohistory and Material Culture (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Su Benaron.

In Chapter 5, Whittlesey and Benaron provide a synthesis of the ethnohistoric data and archaeological evidence for Yavapai and Western occupation of central Arizona. The authors summarize available information on Yavapai and Apache domestic remains and material culture to assist identification in the archaeological record. They also describe subsistence and land use patterns.


Vanishing River Volume 4: Chapter 06: Yavapai and Western Apache Archaeology of Central Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stephanie M. Whittlesey. WIlliam L. Deaver.

This chapter reviews archaeological evidence for Yavapai and Western Apache occupation of central Arizona. Whittlesey begins with a description of the only site – Site 66//1157 -- in the LVAP project area to present clearly identified Yavapai or Western Apache material culture. She also discusses the archaeological data from the Yavapai construction camps at Bartlett and Horseshoe Dams. Whittlesey then provides an overview of archaeological evidence for Yavapai and for Western Apache archaeology...