Soil Mining Pit (Site Type Keyword)

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Archaeological Excavation of a Leach Field at the San Jose de Tumacacori Unit of the Tumacacori National Historic Park, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

Archaeological investigations of a proposed leach field at the Tumacacori Unit of the Tumacacori National Historical Site in southern Arizona led to the discovery of a Mission-era soil mining pit. Excavation of a portion of this feature resulted in the recovery of a sample of artifacts and food remains likely discarded between 1770 and 1820. These items indicate that residents of the mission were cooking and storing food and water in Native American vessels, including the use of comals (tortilla...

Archaeological Testing of Block 174 and Block 175, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel.

Presented here are the results of an archaeological testing project to determine if subsurface cultural resources are present on Block 175 and a small area within Block 174 in downtown Tucson, Pima County, Arizona. These blocks are within the original Tucson town site, surveyed in 1872. Block 174 was the location of the First Baptist Church and dwellings, block 175 was primarily the location of private residences. The two parking lot areas are owned by the Industrial Development Authority of...