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All change down on the allotment: York’s allotment gardens and urban transition (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ross J Wilson.

This paper assesses the development of the allotment gardens in the northern English city of York to demonstrate the processes of urban transition on a scale and on sites which are often overlooked in studies of city life. From the pressures of political reform, social change and environmental concerns, the allotment gardens in the city reflect local, national and international concerns from their origins in the early twentieth century to the present day. Through an assessment of archival...


All Kenya Ochre Sources Sampled (2012)
DATASET Uploaded by: Andrew Zipkin

Ochre mineral pigment sources in the Kenya Rift Valley Sampled in 2012 for Zipkin's dissertation research project. Each entry represents a sample of ochre collected. Each sample has a unique identification code beginning with the prefic "KEN". Multiple samples were often collected from the same source in order to assess intra-source chemical variability. Source names are associated with each waypoint.


Archaeological Investigations Along Reach 8 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

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 8 and associated access roads. Reach 8 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends about 13 miles from the Hassayampa River east to U.S. 60. OCRM archaeologists identified and documented 6 field loci, 49 isolated artifacts, four recent structures, and a historic trash dump during the Reach 8 survey. Based on...


An archaeological light age: On modernity, urbanism and the materiality of light-based technologies. (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Hilary Orange.

Artificial light is synonymous with modernity and the industrial age. Light turns night into day, guides our way, and transforms place and material. Despite its centrality within the urban experience, light studies are fragmented across a diverse set of fields including, among others, architecture, history, planning and art. Where historical and contemporary archaeology are concerned, light and light-based technologies have received little attention. In 2015, the International Year of Light...


Archaeological Survey and Investigations Along Reach 8, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, Maricopa County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office. Glen Rice. Patricia E. Brown.

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 8 and associated access roads. Reach 8 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends about 13 miles from the Hassayampa River east to U.S. 60. Following the survey, OCRM archaeologists conducted archaeological investigations at two sites and two field loci located along Reach 8 to mitigate the adverse effects...


Archaeology and the Battle of the Atlantic: Approaches, Methods and Results of Studying and Underwater Battlefield (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Joseph C Hoyt.

Seven years of focused research has been directed towards studying and characterizing WWII losses off the coast of North Carolina. During this time, NOAA has worked with multiple state, federal, academic and private sector partners to increase our understanding of this large collection of resources. This project evolved over time in both theoretical approaches as well as methodologies employed to collect data. Over the course of seven years an incredible amount of information has been uncovered:...


The Archaeology of Refugee Crises in Greece: Diachronic Cultural Landscapes (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kostis Kourelis.

The escalation of the Syrian Civil War caused a refugee crisis in Greece as thousands of people crossed the Aegean, leading to tragic loss of life. When Balkan neighbors closed their borders in 2016, some 50,000 migrants and refugees were trapped in Greece. The country responded by a dispersing this population throughout the country in new camps over abandoned sites like army camps, tourist resorts, commercial spaces, gymnasia, fair grounds, and even archaeological sites. Using lessons from the...


The Battle of La Hougue, 1692: A portrait of the early French Navy of Colbert (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Marijo Gauthier-bérubé.

This is an abstract from the "Current Research and On Going Projects at the J Richard Steffy Ship Reconstruction Laboratory" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. During the Nine Years War (1688-97), Louis XIV of France was fighting most of the other European powers, both in Europe and the Americas. By 1692, France’s earlier victories had provided the opportunity for a large invasion force to cross the English Channel near La Hougue. The fleet was...


A Cultural Resource Survey of Reach 8 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

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 8 and associated access roads. Reach 8 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends about 13 miles from the Hassayampa River east to U.S. 60. This report describes the results of the archaeological surveys conducted along Reach 8 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct. Results suggest that the project area was part of a...


Cypriot Ceramics: Compositional and Descriptive Database (2014)
DATASET Matthew Boulanger. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

This dataset contains compositional (elemental abundance) and descriptive data for a total of 1885 ceramic and clay specimens from Cyprus, analyzed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory between the late 1960s and early 1990s. These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they...


Digital Archaeology and the Curation Crisis: 3D Modeling as an Answer to the Problems of Collections Access and Use (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mallory Marcone.

The archaeological curation crisis has plagued repositories and archaeologists alike with a multitude of problems for several decades, most notably inaccessibility to collections. Archaeological artifacts continue to be curated in repositories with little prospect of ever being used by researchers to uncover new information about the past, rendering them essentially useless and removing much of the moral justification of archaeology itself. However, in creating digital 3D models of artifacts and...


Exploring the Indigenous Experience of Saipan in World War II (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Stephanie N Soder.

During World War II in the Pacific, the Battle of Saipan became one of the pivotal successes of the United States military to turn the tide of war. Unfortunately, this success came at a cost to the residents of the island, and while the Japanese civilian experience has been largely studied, the indigenous experience has been bypassed. By exploring the development of the construction on the island and civilian holding camps by U.S. military and Saipan civilians, the impact sustained from the...


Farming on the Floodplain: Archaeology fo the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Center Runway (Runway 7L-25R) Reconstruction Project, Part 2: Appendices (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: system user

Between December 2000 and June 2005 Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) of Tempe, Arizona, completed five field sessions of archaeological monitoring, testing/data recovery I, and data recovery II at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Runway 7L-25R and Taxiways D-E (collectively referred to hereinafter as the Center Runway project). The first session monitored geotechnical boring and coring (Ryan 2001); the second through fourth seasons included additional monitoring plus...


Farming on the Floodplain: The Archaeology of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Center Runway (Runway 7L-25R) Reconstruction Project, Part 1: The Report (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: system user

Between December 2000 and June 2005 Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) of Tempe, Arizona, completed five field sessions of archaeological monitoring, testing/data recovery I, and data recovery II at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Runway 7L-25R and Taxiways D-E (collectively referred to hereinafter as the Center Runway project). The first session monitored geotechnical boring and coring (Ryan 2001); the second through fourth seasons included additional monitoring plus...


From Manual to Digital Cataloguing: The The New Street Study, Jamaica (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Dorrick Gray. Michelle Topping.

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust curates archaeological assemblages from excavations conducted in Jamaica over the past 50 years. Until recently, the artifact and context inventories were created on paper. In May 2014 DAACS trained staff from the Jamaica National Heritage Trust in the digitization of the inventory process using the DAACS Research Consortium web-accessible database application. The New Street Collection from Port Royal was chosen as the Trust’s case study site. This DRC...


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.


Historical archaeology and archaeological practice in Denmark (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Henrik Harnow. Lene Høst-Madsen.

The concept of archaeology and the structure of professional archaeology in Denmark differ from those of the Anglo-Saxon world. This is especially true when speaking of historical archaeology. Though medieval archaeology has experienced an inclusion into mainstream archaeology during the last few decades, much of what is considered archaeology in Britain and the United States is not seen as such in Denmark. This condition is due to historical conditions and divisions within the museum world. But...


Housing for the metal trades in the industrial colony of Parkwood Springs, 1860-1970 (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Katherine Fennelly.

This paper will explore housing for working-class metal workers in Sheffield. The focus of the paper will be the nineteenth-century industrial colony of Parkwood Springs in north Sheffield, in the United Kingdom. Residential housing was constructed on the Parkwood Springs site to house workers employed in metal trades. The neighbourhood was isolated, as access was limited to a road tunnel running under a railway bridge, and later a footbridge - the primary route for local school children to the...


Identifying Aircraft Artifacts Ex Situ: The Life History of an F4U Corsair (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Hunter W. Whitehead.

This is an abstract from the "Developing Standard Methods, Public Interpretation, and Management Strategies on Submerged Military Archaeology Sites" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. In 2016, representatives of Saiki, Japan presented an historical aircraft engine, propeller, and partial wing to the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). The artifacts were discovered by accident some years prior when fishermen caught their nets on a submerged...


Italian Ceramics: Compositional and Descriptive Data (2014)
DATASET Matthew Boulanger. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

This dataset contains compositional (elemental abundance) and descriptive data for a total of 127 ceramic specimens from Italy, analyzed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at LBNL between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR. Elemental abundance data could not be...


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...


Modern Ruins: Revealing the Other Face of Things (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Bjornar J Olsen.

Modern ruins hold an ambiguous position in both academic and public discourse. By blurring established cultural categories of past and present, purity and dirt, waste and heritage, they become matter out of place and out of time. In this paper I draw attention to another source for this ambiguity, at the same time disturbing and attracting, and which is argued constitutes a crucial aspect of their ruin value: the manifestation of things in their released otherness. 


Neutron Activation Analysis of Ceramics from Cyprus
PROJECT Uploaded by: Matthew Boulanger

This project pertains to the compositional analysis of ceramic materials from Cyprus. These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR.


Neutron Activation Analysis of Ceramics from Italy
PROJECT Uploaded by: Matthew Boulanger

This project pertains to the compositional analysis of ceramic materials from Italy. These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR.


Ochre Use in Middle Stone Age East and Central Africa
PROJECT The George Washington University. Andrew Zipkin. Alison Brooks.

Symbolism, including language, is widely viewed as an essential element of modern human behavior. Documenting the evolutionary origins of such behavior, however, has proven difficult. Ochre pigments (iron oxides) form a major part of the evidence used to interpret when humans began communicating through symbols. Excavations at Olorgesailie, Kenya; Karonga, Malawi; and Twin Rivers, Zambia have yielded ochre artifacts that may indicate very early occurrences of symbolism. Yet mineral pigments may...