Canada del Oro Phase (Temporal Keyword)

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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 Investigations at Honey Bee Village, a Prehistoric Hohokam Ballcourt Village in the Cañada del Oro Valley of Southern Arizona: Description of Excavated Structures (2011)
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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 the Redtail Site, AA:12:149 (ASM), in the Northern Tucson Basin (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mary Bernard-Shaw.

This report presents the results of archaeological investigations at the Redtail site. Field investigations were conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc. (formerly the Institute for American Research) under the sponsorship of the American Continental Corporation (AMCOR) between January and May of 1987. Redtail (AZ AA:12:149 ASM) was identified as a multicomponent site that was occupied during the Pioneer and Colonial periods (A.D. 700-900). A total of 148 features were excavated, tested, and/or...

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.

Hohokam Settlement Patterns in the San Xavier Project Area (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William H. Doelle. Henry Wallace.

The intensive archaeological survey of over 18 square miles of the San Xavier Indian Reservation has produced a substantial body of new data regarding prehistoric utilization of this portion of the Tucson Basin. In this chapter a subset of the San Xavier Project data base is utilized to examine stability and change in the prehistoric settlement patterns within the study area. There are three major goals for the present study. The first goal is to describe the analysis methods employed. The...

Results of Data Recovery in North Freeway Tuscon, Pima County, Arizona: AZ AA:12:85 (ASM) and AZ AA:12:911 (ASM) (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M.L. Brack.

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) purchased property at North Freeway, Tucson, Arizona, to facilitate improvements along the Interstate 10 (I-10) corridor. Following completion of construction, ADOT proposed selling the property lying outside the I-10 right-of-way. EcoPlan Associates, environmental consultants to ADOT, requested a cultural resources assessment of the property prior to sale. Desert Archaeology, Inc., identified potentially significant surface remains and initiated a...