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Ancient Hohokam Communities in Southern Arizona: The Coyote Mountains Archaeological District in the Alter Valley (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Allen Dart. James P. Holmlund. Henry D. Wallace.

The greater Coyote Mountains archaeological district identified in this volume is located at the north end of the Altar Valley of Arizona and includes an extensive and varied complex of archaeological sites and features. These cultural materials are believed to represent the remains of one or more large, early-to-late Classic period (A D . 1150-1450) communities focused on at least 10 walled compounds-open spaces enclosed by adobe or masonry walls--interpreted as residential areas. Associated...

Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ EE:1:224, :225, And :226 (ASM), Rancho Sahuarita, Town of Sahuarita, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gavin H. Archer.

Archaeological data recovery fieldwork at Rancho Sahuarita sites AZ EE: 1:224, 225, and 226 (ASM) was completed on May 3, 2000. The fieldwork and subsequent analysis followed the Archaeological Research Guidelines (ARG) approved by the Town of Sahuarita (WestLand Resources and SWCA 1998). The guidelines provide a culture history and research design, and field and analytic methods. Sites 224, 225, and 226 are three of a cluster of late pre-Classic Hohokam sites located along the west side of the...

Archaeological Data Recovery Project at the West Branch Site, AZ AA:16:3 (ASM) (2019)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Allen Dart. Deborah L. Swartz.

The excavations at the West Branch site, AZ AA:16:3 (ASM), were conducted for the City of Tucson Water Department prior to the replacement of a water line. Twenty-two archaeological features were recorded in the narrow right-of-way. All were excavated or tested except one of the trash deposits recorded in a backhoe trench, and a human secondary cremation that was identified during the excavations and left in place. The other features include remnants of eight pithouses, one possible pithouse,...

Archaeological Excavations at AZ BB:9:144 (ASM): A Limited-Use Site in the Northern Tucson Basin, Pima County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Slaughter. David A. Phillips, Jr..

On October 11, 1992, archaeologists from PAST conducted an archaeological survey of the Encanto II property, Pima County, Arizona, for Pulte Home Corporation (Stephen 1992). The property consisted of two parcels. The first parcel, consists of about 4 ha (10 acres). The second parcel, consists of about 8 ha (20 acres). Land ownership is private. The survey by PAST located two areas of cultural resources; these were labeled Locality A and Locality B. Locality A consisted of four possible rock...

Archaeological Investigations at AZ EE:1:141 (ASM), Rancho Sahuarita, Town of Sahuarita, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Jerome Hesse.

Archaeological investigations were conducted at AZ EE: 1:141 (ASM) (Site 141), one of several Hohokam sites in and near the Rancho Sahuarita Block Plat, in January 2003. The site was a Rincon phase habitation site with pit houses, mortuary, extramural storage, and other remains. A total of 16 features were identified. Located just east of the Santa Cruz River floodplain, the site was probably a farmstead, which was part of a larger, dispersed settlement. The testing and data recovery operations...

Archaeological Investigations at Honey Bee Village, a Prehistoric Hohokam Ballcourt Village in the Cañada del Oro Valley of Southern Arizona: Description of Excavated Structures (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

Honey Bee Village, AZ BB:9:88 (ASM), is a large, prehistoric ballcourt village in the northern Tucson Basin. It is situated on the southeastern bajada of the Tortolita Mountains in the southern Cañada del Oro Valley. The site area is adjacent to a large alluvial basin at the juncture of Big Wash and Honey Bee Canyon at a mean elevation of 878 m (2,880 ft) above sea level. In this report, descriptions of the excavated structures are provided for the most recent and most extensive archaeological...

Archaeological Investigations at Los Morteros, AZ AA:12:57 (ASM), Locus 1, in the Northern Tucson Basin (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mary Bernard-Shaw.

Evidence for Sedentary Hohokam irrigation of the floodplain below the Los Morteros site introduces the first well-documented canal systems in the Tucson Basin. In addition to the canals, two Late Archaic wells were found in association with a seasonal campsite. The presence of cultigens at the camp indicate that the advent of agriculture on the floodplain well preceded the ceramic period. The dating and development of these features at AZ AA:12:57 [ASM] contribute to the current view of the...

Archaeological Investigations at Los Morteros: A Prehistoric Settlement in the Northern Tucson Basin Complete Report, Part I (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Henry D. Wallace.

Excavations at the large Hohokam ballcourt settlement of Los Morteros, AZ AA: 12:57 (ASM), in 1987 and 1988 resulted in the identification of 770 prehistoric cultural features, including 349 structures, an adobewalled compound enclosure, and at least five discrete cemeteries in the northern and southern portions of the kilometer-long site. Ninety-eight of the structures were fully or partially excavated. Also identified were a historic canal and evidence pointing to the location of the historic...

Archaeological Investigations at Nine Sites in the Madera Highlands Development, Pima County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry D. Lyon.

Between March 27 and June 1, 2001, SWCA Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological investigations at nine archaeological sites on the 920-acre Madera Highlands property owned by Harvard Investments. The property encompasses lower bajada ridges and upper river terraces on the east side of the Santa Cruz River near the towns of Continental and Green Valley, Pima County, Arizona. The SWCA's excavations at Madera Highlands involved testing and data recovery at nine ridgetop sites in the...

Archaeological Investigations at Sites AZ BB:9:105 and 179 (ASM) Within Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, Arizona: The Stone Canyon Data Recovery Project (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas D. Yoder. S. Jerome Hesse.

On June 30 through July 15, 1999, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological data recovery at two sites, AZ BB:9:105 and 179 (ASM), in Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, Arizona. Vistoso Partners proposes to build custom homes there as part of the Stone Canyon development. The archaeological resources on the parcel are to be treated according to the provisions of the Rancho Vistoso Planned Area Development agreement between Vistoso Partners and the Town of Oro...

Archaeological Investigations at the Barrio 5C Site (AZ BB:9:166 [ASM]), A Hohokam Field House Site in Oro Valley, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kevin D. Wellman.

The Barrio 5C Site (AZ BB:9:166 [ASM]) is a small Rincon-phase Hohokam site in Oro Valley, Arizona. Between April 11 and April 20, 1995, SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants conducted excavations at the site as a combined testing and data recovery effort. Four cultural features were identified during the project: two pit structures and two areas of sheet trash. This report describes the investigations at the site, including the results of analysis of all artifacts recovered from the site, the...

Archaeological Investigations at the Yuma Wash Site and Outlying Settlements Part 2 (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

The Yuma Wash site was a permanently occupied large Classic period village situated in the northern Tucson Basin at the juncture of the eastern bajada of the Tucson Mountains with the Santa Cruz River floodplain. The site area was also intermittently used on a much smaller scale during the rest of the Hohokam sequence and during the Early Agricultural and Early Ceramic periods, as well as during the Historic era. The project was conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc., for the Town of Marana. The...

Archaeological Investigations in the Tinaja Hills, Pima County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler. Earl W. Sires.

This report presents project background information and the results of investigations conducted at five archaeological sites located in the Tinaja Hills of southern Arizona. These investigations (SWCA Project No. 88-15) were conducted during January, February, and March of 1989, by SWCA, under contract with Celia Barr Associates of Tucson, Arizona. These investigations were necessitated by the fact that the project area is currently under development as the Arizona Proving Grounds for...

Archaeological Investigations of Selected Mortuary Contexts at AZ AA:12:321 (ASM), Marana, Pima County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

A summary of the mortuary remains recovered by Desert Archaeology, Inc., personnel during excavations at AZ AA:12:321 (ASM) is provided in this report. The site is situated in the northwestern Tucson Basin approximately 1 km west of the Santa Cruz River, in the town of Marana, Pima County, Arizona. Additional compliance, management, and legal information for the current project is provided in the Compliance Summary in the front matter of this report. AA:12:321, also referred to as the...

Archaeological Research Design for the Proposed Rancho Sahuarita Development, Pima County, Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David B. Tucker.

This document constitutes a plan for the treatment of prehistoric and historic archaeological properties located within the bounds of the proposed Rancho Sahuarita Development, a 2,800-acre planned recreational and residential community being developed by Sharpe & Associates within the incorporated limits of the town of Sahuarita, Pima County, Arizona. The purpose of the research design is to assure compliance by all aspects of the Rancho Sahuarita Development with all applicable Cultural...

Archaeological Site Significance Evaluations for Cienega Ventana Project (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Institute for American Research.

At the sponsorship of Cienega Properties, Inc., the Institute for American Research has conducted investigations on archaeological sites located on the Cienega Ventana project area, a 300-acre land parcel located in the northeastern Tucson basin, Arizona. The sites, which contain both Archaic and Hohokam cultural materials, have been designated AZ BB:9:44, AZ BB.9.73, A Z BB:9:91, and A Z BB:9:143 by the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona.

Archaeological Studies of the Avra Valley, Arizona For the Papago Water Supply Project, Vol. 2: Archaeological Site Descriptions (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah Swartz.

This document contains descriptions of sites within the Schuk Toak and San Xavier study areas. These site descriptions include information on site dimensions, cultural features, and types of artifacts. The relationships between features and artifacts as well as any disturbance to the sites are also discussed. The document also discusses collection strategies used within the project, and finally, it evaluates the site occupation time periods along with site function as well.

Archaeological Studies of the Avra Valley, Arizona, for the Papago Water Supply Project, Volume 1: Class III Archaeological Surveys on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Allen Dart.

The Papago Water Supply project was an effort to deliver and apply Central Arizona Project water to farmland on the Tohono O'odham (formerly Papago) Indian Reservation as part of the Southern Arizona Water Rights Settlement Act of 1982. The project involved construction of a water delivery system and development of new agricultural fields in the Schuk Toak and San Xaiver districts of the Reservation, located in the Avra Valley west of Tucson, Arizona. Environmental planning studies for the...

Archaeological Survey and Treatment Plan for the Installation of Utility Poles within the Hog Farm Ball Court Site, AZ AA:11:12(ASM), near Marana, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M.R. Barr. Stephanie M. Whittlesey.

Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Trico), proposes to rebuild portions of Circuits 12 and 18, which originate at the Marana Substation. The proposed circuit-rebuilding project will be funded in part by U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Services (RUS) and will include rebuilding a portion of Circuit 12 that measures approximately 1,086 feet (0.2 mile or 0.32 km) long and a portion of Circuit 18 that measures approximately 4,113 feet (0.8 mile or 1.29 km) long. The rebuilding of...

Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. William H. Doelle.

Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...

An Archaeological Survey of 12.5 Acres for CPC Southwest Materials, Inc., Town of Marana, Pima County, Arizona (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M.R. Barr.

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) was contracted by Empire Southwest to conduct an archaeological survey of a 12.5-acre parcel that is privately owned by the California Portland Cement Company (CPC). The survey was conducted to aid Empire Southwest and the CPC in complying with Arizona’s State Historic Preservation Act prior to commercial development. An archaeological survey of the project area resulted in the re-location of a previously recorded archaeological site, AZ AA:12:20/352 (ASM),...

An Archaeological Survey of the Marsh Station Traffic Interchange on U.S. Interstate 10 East of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Heidi Roberts.

On June 3, 1993, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants of Tucson, Arizona conducted a cultural resource survey of land surrounding the Marsh Station interchange in Pima County, Arizona. The purpose of the survey was to locate and describe cultural resources within the project area that might be adversely affected by reconstruction of the Marsh Station interchange and the Cienega Creek bridge. The findings of this study will be incorporated into the Environmental Assessment...

Archaeological Test Excavations at the Valencia Site, AZ BB:13:15 (ASM), Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler.

During December, 1990, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants of Tucson, Arizona, conducted an archaeological testing program on the southernmost portions of Valencia Site, AZ BB:13:15 (ASM). The Valencia Site is known to represent the remains of a major Tucson Basin Preclassic period Hohokam village. Previous investigations of this site by the Institute for American Research had indicated that the current study area had a low surface artifact density and a low probability for...

Archaeological Testing at AZ DD:4:141 (ASM): A Prehistoric Site in the Tinaja Hills Pima County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deni J. Seymour. R. Thomas Euler.

This report presents project background information and the results of investigations conducted at an archaeological site located in the Tinaja Hills of southern Arizona. A site evaluation, controlled surface collection, and trenching program was conducted at AZ DD:4:141 (ASM) between October 9 and 17, 1989, by SWCA. This investigation (SWCA Project No. 90336-1) was carried out under contract with Caterpillar, Inc, of Phoenix, Arizona. The work was conducted by a crew of three archaeologists and...

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...