Intaglio / Geoglyph (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Rock Art

Designs created on the ground surface by arranging rocks or other materials, or by scraping or altering the earth surface. Usually on a large scale.

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Archaeological Investigations Along Reach 1 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward A. Dobbins.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed archaeological survey of Reach 1 and several adjacent roads that would be added or modified for its construction. Reach 1 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends about 18 miles from the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel, east to the Bouse Hills Pumping Plant. OCRM archaeologists identified and documented 16 field loci, 31 isolated artifacts, and...


Archaeological Survey and Investigations Along Reach 1, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, La Paz County, Arizona
PROJECT Glen Rice. Patricia E. Brown. USDI Bureau Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of Reach 1 and several adjacent roads that would be added or modified for its construction. Reach 1 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends about 18 miles from the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel, east to the Bouse Hills Pumping Plant. Following the survey, OCRM archaeologists conducted archaeological investigations...


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...


The Archaeology of Alamo Lake, Arizona: A Cultural Resources Sample Survey (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory.

During July and August of 1987, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2400, acres, located in and around Alamo Dam and Reservoir and within the property administered by the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the survey.,44 archaeological sites and eight isolated, non-site occurrences of cultural materials were discovered and recorded. Other environmental data relevant to the interpretation of cultural resources within the study area...


Background To Prehistory of the Yuha Desert Region (1976)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David L. Weide. James P. Barker. Harry W. Lawton. Margaret L. Weide.

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.


Background to Prehistory of the Yuha Desert Region (1974)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margaret L. Weide. James P. Barker. Harry W. Lawton. David L. Welde. Staff of Imperial Valley College Museum.

The Yuha inventory area as defined by the Bureau of Land Management includes two subareas. To the north it is dominated by San Felipe Creek draining out of the Lower Borrego Valley into the Salton Sink. The broad San Felipe drainage is flanked on the north by the San Felipe Hills, and on the south by the Fish Creek Mountains, the Superstition Hills and Superstition Mountain. The southern portion centers on Yuha Wash and the Yuha Basin, but includes the Coyote Mountains and the southeastern...


The Crab Intaglio Arizona Site Steward File (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for The Crab Intaglio, comprised of an intaglio and lithic scatter, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form.


A Cultural Resource Survey of Reach 1 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward A. Dobbins.

Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed archaeological survey of Reach 1 and several adjacent roads that would be added or modified for its construction. Reach 1 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends about 18 miles from the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel, east to the Bouse Hills Pumping Plant. This report describes the results of the archaeological surveys conducted along Reach 1...


A Cultural Resources Overview of the Colorado Desert Planning Units (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Elizabeth von Till Warren. Robert H. Crabtree. Claude N. Warren. Martha Knack. Richard McCarthy.

The Colorado Desert study area covers approximately 11,000 square miles (28,500 km. sq.) of which over two-thirds is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The land is divided among the Imperial, Santa Rosa, Orocopia, Twentynine Palms, Bristol/Cadiz, Palen, Turtle Mountain, Whipple Mountain, Big Maria and Picacho planning units, which together will be referred to here as the Colorado Desert planning units. The area is bounded on the north by Interstate 40. Its southern boundary is the...


A Cultural Resources Sample Survey of Operation Zones, Barry M. Goldwater Range, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Bruce A. Jones.

From June to September 1989, Statistical Research conducted a non-collection Class II cultural resources survey of 5,200 acres within the R2301W segment of the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma County, Arizona. The areas targeted for survey conformed to topographic surfaces on which archaeologists had found sites in the past. These areas were concentrated in the Baker Peaks and northern Copper Mountain regions as well as the eastern flanks of the Tinajas Altas and Gila Mountain ranges. The...


Flying "A" Intaglio Arizona Site Steward File (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the site Flying "A" Intaglio, comprised of three intaglios, two trails, lithic scatter, and a terrace, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form.


Glyphs and Quarries of the Lower Colorado River Valley: The Results of Five Cultural Resources Surveys (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph A. Ezzo. Jeffrey H. Altschul.

The focus of this volume is the lower Colorado River valley, one of the least understood regions of the American Southwest. After over 50 years of archaeological research, the lower Colorado River remains a mystery. No major prehistoric habitation site has been located, presumably because they have all been destroyed by the river. Consequently, even the rudiments of culture history remain to be worked out. When did people arrive in the area? What did they live on? How did culture evolve in this...


Jagow Well Intaglio Arizona Site Steward File (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Cheryl Blanchard. D. L. Roubicek.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Jagow Well Intaglio site, comprised of Hohokam petroglyphs, intaglios, and a possible campsite, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form, site data card, and a Museum of Northern Arizona archaeological survey form. The earliest dated document is from 1973.


The Middle Gila Basin: An Archaeological and Historical Overview (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Claudia F. Berry. William S. Marmaduke.

The Central Arizona Project (CAP) , Indian Distribution Division (IDD) is designed to deliver allocated CAP water to Indian users. The Middle Gila Basin Overview is the initial cultural resources planning study for the system. It summarizes and evaluates the extant data in an area 3,570 square miles (9,139 sq km) large, centered on the Gila River. The data suggests that archaeological sites in this area are numerous and varied, but most of all poorly-studied despite 100 years of research. A...


Of Stones and Spirits: Pursuing the Past of Antelope Hill (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Tyler Sutton

Antelope Hill (AZ X:8:7 [ASM]) is a well-known archaeological site in the lower Gila River valley. The hill has been used as a quarry for milling implements and many of its boulders are covered in petroglyphs. In response to a 500-year flood event, the Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District (WMIDD) proposed to use its quarry at Antelope Hill to supply rock to repair damaged water-control devices along the Gila River. This undertaking required a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of...


On the Trail to Avikwaame: Results of a Noncollection Class II Cultural Resources Survey of Quien Sabe/Big Maria Terrace, Riverside County, California (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph A. Ezzo.

As cultural resource consultants to the Bureau of Reclamation's Lower Colorado Regional Office, Statistical Research Inc. conducted a Class II noncollection archaeological and ethnographic survey of 3,100 acres in the Quien Sabe/Big Maria Terrace region of Riverside County, California. The survey covered 20 percent of lands managed by Reclamation in this region. Six parcels of land, blocks, or survey were selected for survey on the basis of previous investigations and the potential these areas...


Quartz Intaglio Arizona Site Steward File (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text D. Simonis.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Quartz Intaglio site, comprised of a prehistoric quartz geoglyph, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form, Arizona Bureau of Land Management cultural resource site record form, three maps of the site location, and a map of a proposed preservation fenceline. The earliest dated document is from 1988.


Ray Townsend 6 Arizona Site Steward FIle (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Con Bergland. Dawn Bergland.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Ray Townsend 6, comprised of an Archaic anthropomorphic geoglyph, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a cultural resource site record form, including drawings of the site and the geoglyph. The earliest dated document is from 1992.


Recent Research Along the Lower Colorado River: Proceedings from a Symposium Presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Anaheim, California, April 1994 (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

The papers in this volume—an outgrowth of the symposium presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology—reflect the growing interest in the prehistory and protohistory of this area, which is perhaps the most poorly understood region in the greater American Southwest. They further reflect an increasing concern on the part of archaeologists, Native Americans, and federal land managers regarding modern human activity that has adversely impacted many of the cultural...


Rock Art in Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel.

In 1993, the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office, Arizona State Parks, funded a historic context statement and overview of the state's rock art sites. Desert Archaeology personnel searched through archives for site records, visited libraries to uncover rock art reports, and identified current research topics pertaining to the state's sites. This volume presents the findings of that study. More than 2,300 rock art sites were identified; however, site records were found to vary in quality,...


The Shaman Intaglio Arizona Site Steward File (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for The Shaman Intaglio, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The site consists of a prehistoric shaman intaglio, cleared areas, and lithic scatter, as well as historic glass and metal artifact scatter and possible stone structural foundations. The file consists of a site data form.


Southern Arizona the Last 12,000 Years: A Cultural-Historic Overview for the Western Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Stephanie M. Whittlesey. Richard Ciolek-Torrello. Matthew A. Sterner.

This report presents an overview of the prehistoric and historic archaeological resources in the proposed Western Army National Guard Aviation Training site (WAATS) in south-central Arizona prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District (COE). The purpose of this overview was to provide WAATS with a Class I Survey representing the initial step in the assessment of potential impacts to cultural resources in this large region as a result of helicopter over flights and landings...