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Hohokam Settlement Along the Slopes of the Picacho Mountains: Research Design

Part of the Tucson Aqueduct Project Phase A project

Author(s): Donald Weaver ; Richard S. Ciolek-Torrello ; J. Simon Bruder

Year: 1986

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Summary

This research design focuses upon proposed archaeological studies at 34 Hohokam sites potentially subject to impact, both direct and indirect, as a consequence of the construction of Tucson Aqueduct, Reaches 1 and 2, extending from just east of Picacho Reservoir to the vicinity of Red Rock, Arizona. The sites involved include small sherd and lithic scatters, possible field houses, villages, possible canals, field areas, trash mounds a reservoir, compounds, and platform mounds. The survey data indicates occupation in both the pre-Classic and Classic periods, with the major occupation in the Classic period. The design discusses site specific and regional settlement patterns and subsistence strategies, and changes through time, as the primary foci of research. Specific field strategies, as well as laboratory procedures, are outlined and a detailed work plan is presented. Implementation of the research design will produce important contributions to our understanding of the regional Hohokam development.


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Hohokam Settlement Along the Slopes of the Picacho Mountains: Research Design, 1. Donald Weaver, Richard S. Ciolek-Torrello, J. Simon Bruder. Museum of Northern Arizona Research Paper ,35. Flagstaff, Arizona: Department of Anthropology, Museum of Northern Arizona. 1986 ( tDAR id: 377935) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8F76DFW


Keywords

Culture
Hohokam

Site Name
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Site Type
Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex Funerary and Burial Structures or Features Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features

Investigation Types
Archaeological Overview Research Design / Data Recovery Plan


Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.543; min lat: 32.573 ; max long: -111.23; max lat: 32.893 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Principal Investigator(s): Donald E. Weaver, Jr.

Project Director(s): Donald E. Weaver, Jr.

Sponsor(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Permitting Agency(s): Lower Colorado Regional Office, Bureau of Reclamation

Prepared By(s): Museum of Northern Arizona

Submitted To(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office


Record Identifiers

Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s): 3-CS-30-00790

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