Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: the Tator Hills Archaeological Project

Author(s): Carl D. Halbirt; T. Kathleen Henderson

Year: 1993


This report describes the results of archaeological investigations undertaken northeast and in the vicinity of the Tator Hills at the southern edge of the Santa Cruz Flats. The archaeological investigations were funded by the Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Projects Office, and identified as Tasks 43 and 45 of Contract 3-PA-30-00740. The work was conducted to mitigate the impact to prehistoric resources in the construction of the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, Central Unit IV irrigation system. Three sites, two Archaic campsites (AZ AA:6:18[ASM]) and AZ AA:6:19[ASM]) and one Hohokam resource procurement locus (AZ AA:6:17[ASM]), were investigated. The primary goal of the study was to describe and elucidate the Archaic occupation of the Santa Cruz Flats.

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Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: the Tator Hills Archaeological Project. Carl D. Halbirt, T. Kathleen Henderson. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Research, Inc. 1993 ( tDAR id: 244030) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8GF0WJC

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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -1500 to 1 (Date range of occupation for Coffee Camp site based on projectile point typology)

Calendar Date: -2500 to 1800

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.707; min lat: 32.55 ; max long: -111.586; max lat: 32.617 ;

Record Identifiers

Contract No. (s): 3-PA-30-00740

NADB document id number(s): 5603031

NADB citation id number(s): 000000242399

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