Pre-classic period (Temporal Keyword)

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Archaeological Testing at the Massera Ruin: The Meridian Ranch Project, Queen Creek, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chris T. Wenker. Douglas R. Mitchell. Thomas N. Motsinger.

This report describes the results of an archaeological testing project at the Massera Ruin (Site AZ U:10:22 [ASM]) in Queen Creek, Arizona. The testing project was conducted at the request of Willis Property Company, L.C., of Mesa, Arizona, who proposes to construct a residential development on the 640-acre project parcel known as the Meridian Ranch. Previous survey data (Wenker 1999) indicated that the Massera Ruin overlapped a 399-acre portion of the Meridian Ranch, but this entire area had...


Archaeological Testing at the Salt River Project Rittenhouse Substation, Queen Creek, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text T. Kathleen Henderson.

This report presents the results of archaeological testing by Desert Archaeology, Inc., at the Rittenhouse Substation, owned and operated by the Salt River Project (SRP) in Queen Creek, Arizona. The work was requested by SRP to determine if significant archaeological remains were present on the property that would be affected by planned expansion of the electrical substation. Fieldwork began on 1 February 2005, and was completed in seven person-days, on 3 February 2005. A total of 203 m (666 ft)...


Early Desert Farming and Irrigation Settlements, Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center, Volume 1: Testing Results and Data Recovery Plan (1994)
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The Phoenix Sky Harbor Center Project evolved as a result of the planned development of an area slightly larger than 800 acres west of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This volume focuses on the testing phase of the project undertaken by the Community and Economic Development Department of the City of Phoenix in consultation with the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office. Historic records of the area and recent studies within the project boundaries indicated that prehistoric...


Early Desert Farming and Irrigation Settlements, Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center, Volume 2: Dutch Canal Ruin (1994)
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This volume, which focuses on archaeological data recovery efforts at Dutch Canal Ruin, is the second of four prepared for the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center Development Project. Dutch Canal Ruin is located in the southern half of Section 10, Township 1 North, Range 3 East (Volume 1:1). Investigators identified 20 individual loci during the testing phase within the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center at Dutch Canal Ruin and excavated a sample of eight loci (Areas 1 through 8). During the monitoring of the...


Hecla I: A Preliminary Report on the Archaeological Investigations at the Lakeshore Project, Papago Reservation, South Central Arizona (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Albert C. Goodyear, III. Alfred E. Dittert, Jr..

Late in 1971, the Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University was contacted by the Hecla Mining Company regarding impending construction of plant facilities at the Lakeshore Mine Project. The latter operation is located 28 miles southwest of Casa Grande, Arizona. The existence of many archaeological remains within the construction zone was known as a result of surveys conducted by Mr. Garland Gordon of the Arizona Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tuscon. Investigations...


Investigations of the Baccharis Site and Extension Arizona Canal: Historic and Prehistoric Land Use Patterns in the Northern Salt River Valley (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

This report presents the results of intensive data recovery through excavation of an early pre-Classic Hohokam site and an in-depth archival study of historic features, including the Extension Arizona Canal. The project was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) with the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) serving as consultants to ADOT for these archaeological and historical studies. Field work was conducted during May and June, 1987. Investigations of the Baccharis site, a...


Life on the Floodplain: Further Investigations at Pueblo Salado for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Volume 1, Preliminary Investigations and Research Design (1996)
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SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological investigations for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department for work relating to future expansion of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration served as the lead agency, with the City of Phoenix Aviation Department administering the project. The project initially consisted of a Class I (archival and literature review) and later a Class II (testing) survey within portions of planned...


POLLEN AND PHYTOLITH ANALYSIS OF SOIL SAMPLES FROM THE VALENCIA SITE (AZ BB:13:15[ASM]), PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Adjacent to the Valencia Road off-ramp lies the Valencia site (AZ BB:15:13[ASM]), a pre-Classic Hohokam ballcourt village encompassing a 0.5 km2 area along the eastern terraces of the Santa Cruz River, Pima County, Arizona. The village core was occupied between the Pioneer period (A.D. 475–750) and late Rincon phase (A.D. 1100–1150) of the Secondary period, with settlement components spanning the Cienega phase of the Early Agricultural period (800 B.C.–A.D. 150) through the Tanque Verde phase of...


Review Draft (Project No. 03-09): Archaeological Investigations on State Lands along the Santan Expansion Project Pipeline Corridor, Pinal County, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David R. Hart. Douglas B. Craig.

Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) plans to construct a natural gas pipeline along its Santan Expansion Project, between Gilbert and Coolidge in Maricopa and Pinal counties, Arizona. In order to mitigate the impact of pipeline construction on culturally significant properties, SRP contracted Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) to recover archaeological data from 10 sites located along the proposed 36-mile long...


Tonto Creek Archaeological Project: Life and Death Along Tonto Creek (2001)
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The Tonto Creek Archaeological Project (TCAP) area was located in the Tonto Basin of east-central Arizona. The project, funded by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), was undertaken by Desert Archaeology, Inc., in advance of the 1994-1996 realignment of Arizona State Route (SR) 188. The area available for investigation was a 61-m- (200-ft-) wide corridor, centered on the planned route for the realigned highway. This corridor, on Tonto National Forest land, followed a 13.3-km (8-mi)...