Life on the Lehi Terrace: The Archeology of the Red Mountain Freeway Between State Route 87 and Gilbert Road, Appendix D

Summary

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is in the process of extending the Red Mountain Freeway (Loop 202) through Mesa, Arizona from State Route (SR) 87 to US Highway 60 (US 60, Superstition Freeway). The undertaking entails the construction of 17.8 mi (28.6 km) of new limited access six-lane freeway parallel to and south of the Salt River.

Under contract to Entranco Engineering, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd.(ACS) performed initial survey of the proposed alternatives (Macnider et al. 1999). Based on the results of the survey and archival research, under contract to Aztec Engineering (Aztec), ACS conducted intensive archaeological testing, significance evaluations, and data recovery within the portion of freeway right-of-way between SR 87 (Country Club Drive) and Gilbert Road. The proposed route runs through an area of dense historic and prehistoric cultural resources west of Higley Road, and crosses the northern edge of the Lehi Historic District between Mesa Drive and Stapley Road (Gasser 1987a; Jackman and Macnider 2000; Macnider et al. 1999).

This report is the culmination of a multi-year effort to identify, evaluate, record, and interpret historic and prehistoric cultural remains within a 6.6-km (4.1-mi) section of the Red Mountain Freeway right-of-way. It presents the results of eligibility testing and data recovery at eight sites. The report also summarizes the results of the canal locating program, geoarchaeological investigations, and limited testing within the Lehi Historic District.

The dataset includes faunal analysis covered in Appendix D.

Cite this Record

Life on the Lehi Terrace: The Archeology of the Red Mountain Freeway Between State Route 87 and Gilbert Road, Appendix D. Andrea Miller. Tempe, AZ: Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. ( tDAR id: 428079) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8428079

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Data Set Structure

Measurement Column
Count Column
Coded Column
Filename Column
Integration Column (has Ontology)

Table Information: D.1 Raw Data

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology Search
Site/Parcel Number VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Feature Number BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Feature Type VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Specimen Number BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Class Mammalia BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Order Lagomorpha BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Family Leporidae BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Lepus californicus BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Sylvilagus sp. BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Order Artiodactyla BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Family Bovidae BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Bos taurus BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Order Periossodactyla BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Family Equidae BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Equus sp. BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Order Rodentia BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Large Mammal BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Medium Mammal BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Small Mammal BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Class Aves BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Meleagris gallopavo BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Large Bird BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Medium Bird BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Small Bird BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Unidentifiable BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Total BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true

Table Information: D.2 Fauna types

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology Search
Category VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Category VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Category VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Category VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Includes VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Common Name VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true

Table Information: D.3 Taxonomic frequency

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology Search
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
NISP BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true

Table Information: D.4 Burning

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology Search
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Taxon VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Sooted BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Blackened BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Charred BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Calcined BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Total BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true

Table Information: D.5 Heavy fraction scans

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology Search
Column #4 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Column #3 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Column #2 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true
Column #1 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none true

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.845; min lat: 33.449 ; max long: -111.776; max lat: 33.472 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Salt River Project Cultural Resource Manager

Contributor(s): Lourdes Aguila; Richard L. Boston; Steven Bozarth; Caven P. Clark; Michael S. Droz; Kristin L. Fangmeier; Deborah L. Ferguson; Amy Gibbons; Andrea Miller; Manuel R. Palacios-Fest; Bruce G. Phillips; Shirley Powell; John M. Rapp; Kimberly Redman; E. Melanie Ryan; David M. Schaller; Saxon E. Sharpe; Francis E. Smiley; Lee-Anna Walker; Maralee Wernz

Lab Director(s): Karolyn J. Jackman

Principal Investigator(s): Margaret Glass

Project Director(s): Stephen W. Yost

Sponsor(s): AZTEC Engineering

Prepared By(s): Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd.

Submitted To(s): Arizona Department of Transportation, Environmental Planning Group

Record Identifiers

ADOT Project No.(s): RAM 600-8-326

ACS Project No.(s): 00-051-06

Cultural Resources Report No.(s): 135

TRACS No.(s): 202L-MA20-H3872-01D

SRP Library Barcode No.(s): 00090888

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