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Additive Technologies Group Midlevel Research Design (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Eric Blinman.

This document is an extension of work begun by William A. Lucius, and its substance owes much to his foresight in the design of the Dolores Archaeological Program ceramic analysis system. Scott Travis authored a draft research design for ceramics which was helpful during the writing of portions of the present version. Dean Wilson and Rob Waterworth provided intense discussions of the interpretation of ceramic data, and their arguments and ideas have shaped and continue to shape...


The Anasazi Origins Project Digital Archives Initiative
PROJECT David M. Plaza.

The Anasazi Origins Project (AOP) was led by Cynthia Iriwn-Williams to investigate the antecedents of Ancestral Puebloans, which she called the Oshara Tradition, in the Arroyo Cuervo Region of northwestern New Mexico. This project was fundamental to the understanding of the Archaic period in the northern Southwest at a time when this area was understudied. One result of this monumental investigation is the enormous collection of artifacts, ecofacts, and contextual documents from its field...


The Anasazi Origins Project Digital Archives Initiative: Transferring a Legacy Dataset to a Living Document Using tDAR (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Plaza.

The Anasazi Origins Project Digital Archives Initiative, funded by a Digital Antiquity grant-in- aid, is designed to ingest paper documents (site records, inventory sheet for notes, maps, publications, manuscripts, and presented papers) of the Anasazi Origins Project (AOP) Collection into the Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR), an online international digital repository. Furthermore, an electronic database of the AOP paper documents was created and organized using the Laboratory of...


The Anasazi Origins Project Laboratory of Anthropology Database (2013)
DATASET David M. Plaza.

This database compiles data from the site records, inventory sheet for notes, and Administrative Report on the Status of the Anasazi Origins Project (AOP I) Collections Curated at Eastern New Mexico University of the Anasazi Origins Project. The Laboratory of Anthropology site record is used to organize this database.


Archaeological Investigations Along U.S. 191 Near Wide Ruins, Apache County, Arizona (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), through its contractor, HDR Engineering, Inc., requested that Desert Archaeology, Inc., conduct Phase 1 and Phase 2 archaeological data recovery investigations at seven prehistoric sites along U.S. 191, approximately 1 mile west of the Navajo community of Wide Ruins, Apache County, Arizona (Elson and Herr 2005; Herr 2006b). The investigations were conducted in the Area of Potential Effects (APE) for construction of a northbound passing lane and...


Archaeological Investigations at Antelope House (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Don P. Morris.

Reported in this volume are excavations at Antelope House, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. The project, under the direction of the senior author and financed by the National Park Service, spanned the field seasons of 1970 through 1973. Our report proceeds from a general discussion of our excavation goals and other background material to a detailed discussion of the architecture of the site and the internal site chronology derived from this study. Sections of the report dealing with...


Archaeological Investigations at the La Bajada (LA 9500) and La Bajada Annex (LA 9501) Sites; 1966, 1967, and 1970 (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: David M. Plaza

The following pages describe the work conducted by members of Eastern New Mexico University Anasazi Origins Project at two archaeological sites, LA 9500 (La Bajada) and LA 9501 (the La Bajada Annex), located approximately 27 kilometers southwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dr. Cynthia Irwin-Williams served as Principal Investigator for the Anasazi Origins Project, while the actual fieldwork discussed herein was conducted under the direction of Marshall Gettys and R. Bruce Grove. This report has...


The Archeological Excavations at Willow Beach, Arizona (1961)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Albert H. Schroeder.

Willow Beach, a prehistoric camp site excavated by the National Park Service, is located on a river terrace 15 mi. south of Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. This site was occupied sporadically over many years by several groups of people. It was not the permanent village of a sedentary group. The materials and tools left by the various people who camped at Willow Beach were periodically covered by sediments and silts laid down by the Colorado River during seasons of flood. As a result, the...


Arizona State University: 1988 and 1990 Field Season Survey, Preliminary Reports (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tammy T. Stone.

The 1988 and 1990 Arizona State University archaeological field schools were part of a continuing, long term research project in and around the Zuni Indian Reservation of west central New Mexico. This is a preliminary report on these two seasons. In addition to survey, excavation was carried out at two sites, the Hinkson Ranch Site and Heshotauthla. These excavations will be reported on elsewhere and are not the subject of this report other than a brief statement of their relationship to the...


Botanical Resources: Pollen (1985)
DATASET Uploaded by: Jesse Clark

The pollen dataset contains basic provenience data for each pollen sample collected. These data are accompanied by taxonomic classification and the grain count per taxon. Detailed locational information can be obtained by linking this dataset with the provenience dataset. Variables for the corn dataset have already been described by Wilshusen et al. (1999). In most cases, their descriptions are suitable for use as metadata and have been repeated almost verbatim here. Selected resources from the...


The Case for Archiving Legacy Archaeological Collections into tDAR: Digitizing Approaches for Preservation, Dissemination, and Access (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Plaza.

Paper documents are a time proven technology for the preservation and dissemination of information. The advent of computers and the Internet have enhanced some basic concepts for which paper documents have traditionally been used, such as the management of information on an external platform. Some benefits of using computers are the speed and ease of aggregating and disseminating information. This research will review preservation methods on how to ingest a legacy archaeological collection into...


Ceramics: Temporal-Spatial Dataset (1988)
DATASET Uploaded by: Jesse Clark

The Additive Technologies Group (ATG) was responsible for supporting the broad research goals of the DAP through the implementation of mid-level research design governing the collection and analysis of data from “material culture that results from the technological combinations of a variety of raw materials” (Blinman 1986a:57). While these items include worked vegetal material (e.g., basketry and textiles), much of the work performed by the ATG relates to a large ceramic assemblage including...


Chronometric Dating (1985)
DATASET Uploaded by: Jesse Clark

The results of chronometric analysis on special specimen samples collected for dating can be found in this dataset. Samples are linked to basic provenience data such as site and field specimen number. The temporal range for each sample will be indicated by variables for earliest and latest dates. These variables give the innermost and outermost dates of wood submitted for dendrochronological dating and their corresponding Tree-Ring Lab symbols indicating how close the date provided is to the...


Cibola Prehistory Project (Project)
PROJECT Keith Kintigh. Andrew Duff. Greg Schachner. Matthew Peeples. Todd Howell.

Project for documents and data that pertain to more than one project among the following: El Morro Valley Prehistory Project, the Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project, the Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project, and the Upper Little Colorado Prehistory Project directed by Keith Kintigh, the Cibola Archaeological Research Project directed by Patty Jo Watson, Steve LeBlanc, and Charles Redman, and the Rudd Creek Archaeological Project directed by Todd Howell.


The Coronado Project Archaeological Investigations, The Coronado Generating Station Plant Site and Access Road (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Bradford.

The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations for the Salt River Project near St. Johns, Arizona. The excavation of 18 sites yielded architectural, ceramic, and lithic evidence in support of a general Anasazi cultural pattern. Nine sites showed definite ceramic affiliation with the Cibola Anasazi. The entire data base provides much additional information about the prehistory of east-central Arizona, specifically the Upper Little Colorado River Valley.


A Cultural Resources Survey of 32.26 Miles (719 acres) of the Salt River Project Coronado to Silverking 500-kV Transmission Line, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Coconino and Navajo Counties, Arizona (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tina Hart. Chris North.

Salt River Project (SRP) requested that Logan Simpson Design Inc. (LSD) conduct an intensive cultural resources survey of a 32.26-mile-long and 180- to 200-ft-wide (719-acre) segment of federal land along the existing SRP Coronado to Silverking 500-kV transmission line. This survey was requested in advance of proposed vegetation maintenance activities within the project corridor. Vegetation maintenance will be performed with mechanical mowing equipment, mounted on a track hoe or a rubber-tired...


Digitizing The Anasazi Origins Project: A Geodatabase (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Plaza.

Archaeology is faced with the inheritance problem of managing legacy collections, partly due to the high expense of maintaining them. Often these datasets are unorganized, thus rendering them underutilized, and difficult to properly preserve or to integrate into the current archaeological dialogue. Unfortunately, this problem is a common issue. To address this problem, an examination of the condition of the records and artifacts of legacy archaeological collections is needed. In this thesis,...


The Dolores Archaeological Program
PROJECT Robert A. Bye. Christine K. Robinson. David A. Breternitz. Allen E. Kane. Steven E. James. Timothy A. Kohler. William D. Lipe. Bureau of Reclamation.

From 1978 until 1985 the University of Colorado contracted with the Bureau of Reclamation (Contract No. 8-07-40-S0562) to mitigate the adverse impact of a large water impoundment project on the cultural resources in the project area. This complex and evolving long-term mitigation plan known as the Dolores Archaeological Program (DAP) has been called a “truly unique chapter in American archaeology” (Breternitz 1993:118) and was applauded by Lipe (1998:2) for its ability to “increase the power and...


Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports, DAP-080: Introduction to Field Investigations in the Grass Mesa Locality, 1978-1980 (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William D. Lipe.

Archaeological investigations in the Grass Mesa Locality from 1978 through 1980 were conducted by Washington State University personnel under the auspices of the Dolores Archaeological Program. Investigations were carried out on four levels, or "tracks," that reflect the relative intensity of effort expended in the investigations. Track 4 work consisted of inventory survey; Track 3 work consisted of more thorough examination of the site surface, including systematic collection of surface...


Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports, DAP-081: The Grass Mesa Locality Testing Program, 1979-1980 (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text G. Timothy Gross.

Eighteen sites were tested in the Grass Mesa Locality during the 1979 and 1980 field seasons. Test excavations, including both probability and jurlgmental excavation, were conducted at Hanging Rock Hamlet (Site 5MT4650), Cougar Springs Cave (Site 5MT4797), Quasimodo Cave (Site 5MT4789), Dos Cuartos House (Site 5MT2174), Calmate Shelter (Site 5MT4651), and DTA Site (Site 5MT5361). The remaining 12 sites were investigated through surface collection, occasionally augmented by shovel scraping or...


Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports: Additive Technologies (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Eric Blinman. C. Dean Wilson. Robert M.R. Waterworth. Mary P. Errickson. Linda P. Hart.

The Additive Technologies Group of the Dolores Archaeological Program is responsible for Inventory and descriptive analyses of ceramic end worked vegetal materials that are recovered as part of archaeological surveys end excavations. Procedures for the analysls of ceramic materials were established In 1978 by William A. Lucius and have been implemented, with some changes, through 1984. The ceramics analysis system records temper, selected technological attributes, vessel form class, traditional...


Dolores Archaeological Program: Aceramic and Late Occupations at Dolores (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Timothy Gross. Allen E. Kane.

The area to be impacted by the Dolores Project, a large water storage and distribution system in southwestern Colorado, was intensively occupied during the Basketmaker III and Pueblo I periods (approximately A.D. 600 to 900). Although the efforts of the Dolores Archaeological Program to mitigate the loss of archaeological resources in the area have focused on sites associated with the main occupations, sites belonging to periods other than those of the densest occupation have been investigated...


Dolores Archaeological Program: Field Investigations and Analysis - 1978 (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text D. A. Breternitz.

This report presents the results of the Dolores Archaeological Program's initial (1978) field season. The Dolores Archaeological Program was funded by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Dolores Project Cultural Resource Mitigation Program, which is responsible for the mitigation of impacts to the cultural resources to be affected by the construction of a multipurpose water storage and distribution system on the Dolores River in Montezuma County, southwestern Colorado. The chapters in...


Dolores Archaeological Program: Final Synthetic Report (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Breternitz. Christine K. Robinson. G. Timothy Gross.

This is the final synthetic report of the Dolores Archaeological Project. It includes an overview of the project itself, as well as final reports from the additive and reductive technologies, and environmental archaeology groups. The final report also includes summation of the prehistorical context for the Dolores River Valley and modeling, resource, and population studies. Information on the various technologies---lithics, ceramics, and facilities---are also examined. This report also...


The Dolores Archaeological Program: In Memoriam (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Breternitz.

The Dolores Archaeological Project (DAP) encompassed a contract period from June 1978 through December 1985. Although investigations both preceded and postdated the contract period, the accomplishments, failures, positive and negative aspects of DAP, and certain comparisons with another major cultural-resource-mitigation project offer historical, methodological, and academic lessons that are instructive, particularly for future, long-term, federally (or non-federally) financed...