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Archaeological Monitoring and Data Recovery for the 64th Street Project, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text A. E. (Gene) Rogge.

The City of Phoenix (City) involved construction of approximately 0.3 mile (0.5 kilometer [km]).The City used fill material previously stockpiled within the alignment of an unbuilt segment. The project also included construction of curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and drainage ditches along each side of the new street, and culverts to direct storm water beneath the roadway. After monitoring identified archaeological features, the City modified the scope of work to include data recovery excavations....


An Archaeological Survey of the Mead-Davis-Parker 230 KV Transmission Line #2 (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George A. Bondley. Richard H. Brooks.

At the request of the Arizona Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tucson, Arizona, an archaeological inventory was made of a proposed 230 Kv transmission line right-of-way corridor for the Central Arizona Project. This survey was undertaken in support of the initial environmental assessment of the Granite Reef Aqueduct portion of the Central Arizona Project. The survey corridor stretched from Boulder City, Nevada, to Davis Dam, Nevada, and from there to Parker Dam, Arizona. Six...


Archaeological Testing at AZ EE:1:2 and :218 (ASM), "Frick's Sahuarita Sites" and "John Brown's Homestead Site", Rancho Sahuarita, Town of Sahuarita, Arizona (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gavin H. Archer.

This report details the field, documentary research, and analysis results of archaeological testing at Rancho Sahuarita sites 2 and 218, and recommends data recovery at both sites in accordance with the Rancho Sahuarita Archaeological Research Guidelines. At prehistoric Site 2, six subsurface features indicate at least three activity areas within a large surficial artifact scatter. In addition to a subsurface feature, a pair of large stone tools (metate and mortar) were found on the surface in...


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...


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...


Archeology's New Look, Public Production (1949)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul L. Cooper.

When the Congress of the United States authorized the Missouri River Basin Project, the foundation was laid for one of the largest archeological research programs in history. The authorization brought into being a plan to build some 105 dams and reservoirs on the main stem of the Missouri River and its tributaries in an area which had been the first, and is the present, home of the Plains Indians. The area abounds in village sites, tipi rings, campsites, slaughter pits, and other evidences of...


Cultural Resources Overview for the Papago Park Planning Area (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Soil Systems, Inc..

Cella Barr Associates contracted with Soil Systems, Inc. to prepare an overview of the cultural resources in the Papago Park planning area. A survey of pertinent literature and site record files was conducted and the results were summarized in this report. Recommendations for documentation and assessment of cultural resources within the park area conclude this report. A review of the archaeological and historical material encompassing the Papago Park planning area has revealed 20 archaeological...


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...


George's Site Arizona Site Steward File (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tom Wright. Greg Woodall.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for George's Site, comprised of a c. 1946-1955 trash dump site, cache of construction equipment, and isolated grinding slab fragment, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of an Arizona State Museum archaeological site card. The earliest dated document is from 1994.


An Isolated Storage Vessel at Site 42SA20779 in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area: Adaptive Storage and Caching Behavior In the Prehistoric Southwest (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Anne M. Wolley. Alan J. Osborn.

This report documents the excavation and analysis of a large, isolated ceramic vessel discovered in the spring of 1988 in the Hite Marina area of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah Project #89-NA-051N. Several college students from Western State College in Colorado (Dean Brian, Matt How, Cathy Arvey, and Mike Donaldson) were hiking in the area when Dean Brian discovered the pot. Aware of the possible significance of such a find, Matt How immediately contacted Park Archeologist Kris...


Los Guanacos: One Hundred Years Later, Recent Documentary and Archaeological Research Concerning a Prehistoric Hohokam Site First Investigated by the Hemenway Expedition of 1887 - 1888 (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Judy Brunson. Scott L. Fedick.

Much current archaeological research into prehistoric Hohokam society deals with relationships among the variables of site size, types of architecture, chronological placement, and the development of the canal system through time. Unfortunately, an alarming number of Hohokam sites have been destroyed or severely altered during the last hundred years of agricultural and urban development in the Salt River Valley. Because of these losses, early historic descriptions of Hohokam sites are of vital...


Paleoenvironments and Archaeology of the Trigo Mountains: Data Recovery in the Hart Mine and Cibola Quarry Areas, Yuma County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven D. Shelley. Jeffrey H. Altschul.

The results of data recovery conducted for the Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region at six prehistoric sites in the Hart Mine and Cibola Quarry areas are presented in this report. The Bureau of Reclamation plans to use the Hart Mine and Cibola Quarry areas to mine rip-rap for use along the Colorado River. The project area is located at the base of the Trigo mountains about 20 miles south of Ehrenberg, Arizona. Three of the sites are composed primarily of lithic debitage and cores. These...


POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS FROM A VESSEL AT THE HITE SITE, GLEN CANYON NATIONAL PARK, UTAH (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Pollen and macrofloral samples were collected from a vessel at the Hite Site. A corrugated vessel containing pack rat midden remains was located in a crevice at Glen Canyon National Park, where it had been cached. A corn cob was recovered in the vicinity of the vessel. Pollen and macrofloral analyses were conducted in an effort to determine what may have been cached in the vessel.


POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, STARCH, AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF ORGANIC RESIDUE FROM A SHERD AT THE CACHE SITE, 24HL49, MONTANA (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost.

The Cache site (24HL49) is a pottery cache located on the south side of the Milk River in the vicinity of the Fresno Dam, Fresno, Montana. Two vessels that date to the Late Prehistoric Period were recovered from the site, one nested inside the other. Vessel 1 is a nearly complete vessel, which is represented by 37 sherds and appears to have been crushed by the weight of the settling cap-rock. Black, carbonized organic matter was noted on the interior of the vessel. Vessel 2 is an incomplete,...


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 13, Volume 2: Meddler Point, Pyramid Point, and Griffin Wash Sites (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. Deborah L. Swartz. Douglas B. Craig. Jeffrey J. Clark.

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) was one of three data recovery mitigative 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 Desert Archaeology, Inc. to complete the research for...


When Trash Becomes Treasure: A Postclassic Maya Obsidian Core Cache from Nojpeten (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Angela McArdle.

This paper examines an obsidian cache offering excavated near the corner of a Postclassic Maya platform structure in Nojpeten, on the island of Flores, Guatemala. The cache consists of approximately 190 obsidian prismatic blade cores and core fragments, but the original number of cores placed in the cache likely fell between 173 and 182, with a best estimate of 177, 178, or 180. The cores were found about 20 cm southwest of the structure in a circular concentration measuring approximately 35 cm...