Sheet Midden (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Midden

A surficial archaeological deposit containing discarded artifacts and other cultural materials. Midden deposits normally contain ashy or charcoal-stained sediments, and domestic-related items such as sherds, lithic debitage, and bone.

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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...


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 Features, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of archaeological features associated with residences at 112, 114, and 116 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY, excavated for the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site.


Archaeological Intensive Excavation Hassanamesit Woods Property, The Sarah Boston Farmstead (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Heather Law. Guido Pezzarossi. Stephen Mrozowski.

This final report summarizes the results of archaeological investigations conducted at the Sarah Boston farmstead during the summers of 2006 and 2007. These excavations were carried out in conjunction with the Hassanamesit Woods Management Committee, a collaborative effort between the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the Town of Grafton, Massachusetts, and the Nipmuc Tribal Nation. Designed to provide educational and interpretive...


Archaeological Investigations at the Carns Site, Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod National Sea Shore, Massachusetts (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James W. Bradley.

In November, 1990, the NPS archaeologists were contacted to assess an eroding ancient feature at Coast Guard Beach within the Cape Cod National Seashore. Additional archaeological testing was recommended. The subsequent investigation revealed a deelpy buried ancient ground surface and raised the liklihood of additional significant deposits. Over the next 16 months five episodes of archaeological fieldwork werer conducted at this site. Two factors were responsible for converting an...


Archaeological Investigations at the Loring-Greenough House (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul J. Mohler. John Kelley. Katherine Howlett.

In June 1999, Katharine Cipolla of The Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club, Inc. contacted The Center for Cultural and Environmental History at the University of Massachusetts Boston to conduct a survey of the property surrounding The Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Proposed archaeological investigations were prompted by restoration plans designed to enhance the interpretive program for The Loring-Greenough House and its residents covering almost 240 years. The Loring-Greenough...


Archaeological Investigations at the Orchard House (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul J. Mohler. John W. Kelley.

The Orchard House, in Concord, Massachusetts, was built by the Hoar Family in the late 17th to early 18th-century, while also maintaining an additional tenant house to the rear. The property was purchased in 1857 by A. Bronson Alcott, a leader of the Transcendentalist movement, and served as the setting for Louisa May Alcott's novel Little Women. The house is listed on both the National and State Registers of Historic Places because of its connection with the Transcendentalist movement and its...


Archaeological Site Examination: Orchard House Preservation Project (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Leith Smith. David Landon.

A preservation program for Orchard House in Concord, MA (Con.-HA-17), the historic home of the Alcott family including Louisa May, author of Little Women (1868), called for extensive structural repairs and construction of a new foundation under the rear portion of the house as well as interior and exterior utility work. Archaeological testing was conducted to identify cultural resources that would be impacted by the proposed project, and to propose alternatives to avoid, minimize or mitigate...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


Archaeological Testing and Data Recovery Excavations at Bulloch Hall (9FU255), Fulton County, Georgia (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Butler. Alison Sluss. Connie Huddleston. Dawn Reid.

In March and May 1998, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted archaeological testing and data recovery excavations in specific areas at Bulloch Hall (9FU255), Fulton County, Georgia. Other excavations completed by volunteers during the last two years are also described in this report. These excavations were conducted in anticipation of interpretive reconstructions on the grounds of Bulloch Hall, which is now a house museum. The reconstructions consist of a five-hole privy, a dogtrot slave...


The Archaeology of Schoolhouse Point Mesa, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites, Schoolhouse Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Owen Lindauer.

The Roosevelt Platform Mound Study (RPMS) was one of three mitigative data recovery studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with the Arizona State University Office of Cultural Resource...


The Archaeology of West Point, Seattle, Washington, 4,000 Years of Hunter-Fisher-Gatherer Land Use in Southern Puget Sound, Volume 1, Part 1 (1995)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Lynn L. Larson. Dennis E. Lewarch.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Archaeoparasitology of Sheridan Hollow Features: Evaluation of Function and Pathogen Contamination (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karl Reinhard.

Microscopic analysis of parasitological archaeological remains from several features at the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility site. Reinhard's report was included as an appendix to the Phase III data recovery report. The analysis covered 10 features at the site and found a variety of human-borne parasites. This study provides a comparative example to other similar studies elsewhere in Albany.


Archeological Investigation for the Eastham Unit Development, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Francis McManamon. Christopher Borstel.

From October to December, 1980, the Division of Cultural Resources, North Atlantic Region, examined potential impacts on cultural resources of proposed visitor use facilities of the Eastham unit, Cape Cod National Seashore. Of five areas studied, two, the Three Sisters of Nauset and Doane Rock development, lacked cultural resources. Two additional areas, the Nauset Light and Little Creek Staging Area, had cultural resources but these seem not to be eligible for the...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


Archeological Investigations at the Third Haven Meeting House (18TA241), Talbot County, Maryland (1991)
DOCUMENT Citation Only R. Christopher Goodwin. Thomas W. Neumann. Martha R. Williams.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Archeological Investigations Conducted in Support of the Fort Smith Barracks/Courthouse/Jail Rehabilitation (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas D. Scott. William J. Hunt, Jr..

Archeological investigations were conducted at Fort Smith National Historic Site as part of mitigation measures for site development. Excavations were undertaken around the exterior of the courthouse/jail complex and in the vicinity of the guardhouse site. The guardhouse site was found to have been destroyed by later Fort Smith town-building activities. The excavations around the courthouse/jail complex recovered evidence of the original galleries and porches that once existed on either side...


Archeological Investigations Related to the Replacement of HTW Piping, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland (Contract N62477-94-D-0641) (1998)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Nora B. Sheehan. Martha Williams.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The Archeological Survey of Cape Cod National Seashore
PROJECT Francis McManamon. National Park Service. Cape Cod National Seashore.

This project contains documents, images, and data about the archaeological resources in and around the Cape Cod National Seashore on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. In particular these relate to what is known as the "outer Cape," that is, from the vicinity of Chatham, Orleans, and Eastham north to the the Provincelands. Much of the archaeological work covered here is from investigations done by or for the Cape Cod National Seashore. The historic time period, as well as ancient times are covered by...


Archeological Survey of Cape Cod National Seashore, 1980 (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Francis McManamon.

This is a copy of the handbook created for the 1980 field season of the Cape Cod National Seashore Archeological Survey project. The archeological survey of Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO) was a multi-year study designed to help manage and interpret archeological resources . These resources include material remains and information about them from both the historic (about 1550 A. D. to the present) and prehistoric (about 12,000 before the present to 1550 A. D. or so) time periods. This...


Archival Auger Forms (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Barbara Stark

A program of augering residential mounds preceeded the selection of mounds for residential test excavations. These pdf files have the data forms and associated notes related to the auger testing, done in 1987.


Archival Collection Finding Aid Cape Cod National Seashore Archeological Survey, Doyle and Nelson, 1998 (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas R. Doyle. Beth Nelson.

The goal of the Cape Cod National Seashore Archeological Survey was the inventory and assessment of archeological resources within the Seashore to allow for their effective management. Due to the large size of the survey area, extending from Eastham to Provincetown, a sampling strategy was developed and implemented for locating and testing sites. The Survey discovered both historic and prehistoric sites. However, an emphasis was placed on the prehistoric record because of the expertise of the...


Archival Excavation Records 1987 (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Barbara Stark

Residential mound excavations during 1987 were recorded with forms, and artifacts from the excavations were recorded on forms.