Burial Investigations at Sites AZ O:5:155(ASM) and AZ O:5:156(ASM), Simonton Ranch, Camp Verde, Yavapai County, Arizona
Author(s): Stewart Deats
This document presents the results of burial investigations and limited archaeological data recovery investigations at Sites AZ O:5:155(ASM) and AZ O:5:156(ASM) within a proposed private development known as Simonton Ranch. EnviroSystems Management, Inc. conducted the work at the request of the property owner in an effort to achieve proactive compliance with the Arizona Burial Statute (A.R.S. §41-865). Additional important information about the two sites, albeit limited, was obtained during the process of examining the sites for human remains. The project area is located less than one-half mile northwest of downtown Camp Verde in Yavapai County, Arizona.
The report contains 10 main sections by the primary author: Introduction, Project Description, Tribal Consultation, Cultural Setting, Burial Investigation Methods, Burial Investigation Results and Site Descriptions, Feature Descriptions, Selected Analytical Results, Summary and Conclusions, and References. Four appendices representing separate analytical reports/results by outside cosultants are also included: (A) Human Remains by Kimberly Spurr, (B) Chronometric Results, (C) Macrobotanical Analysis by Richard G. Halloway, and (D) Faunal Analysis by Kimberly Spurr.
Cite this Record
Burial Investigations at Sites AZ O:5:155(ASM) and AZ O:5:156(ASM), Simonton Ranch, Camp Verde, Yavapai County, Arizona. Stewart Deats. EnviroSystems Management Report ,1187-06. 23 East Fine Avenue, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001: EnviroSystems Management, Inc. 2007 ( tDAR id: 380559) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8KW5FND
Ancient Communal / Public Structure • Artifact Scatter • Burial Pit • Cemetery • Communal / Public Structure • Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex • Funerary and Burial Structures or Features • Hamlet / Village • Hearth • Isolated Burial • Non-Domestic Structures • Post Hole / Post Mold • Roasting Pit / Oven / Horno • Settlements • Storage Pit
Archaeomagnetic Dating • Ceramic Analysis • Cremations • Faunal Analysis Included • Flaked Stone Tools • Ground Stone • Inhumations • Macrobotanical Analysis • Pithouses • Radio Carbon Dating • Shell Artifact Analysis
Middle Verde Valley, Arizona
Calendar Date: 540 to 765 (Feature 7 at AZ O:5:155(ASM))
Calendar Date: 1050 to 1150 (Most of AZ O:5:155(ASM))
Calendar Date: 1000 to 1050 (AZ O:5:156(ASM))
min long: -111.883; min lat: 34.55 ; max long: -111.862; max lat: 34.593 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Contact(s): Stewart Deats
Field Director(s): Stewart Deats
Sponsor(s): Verde River Properties, LLC
Prepared By(s): EnviroSystems Management, Inc.
Submitted To(s): Arizona State Repatriation Coordinator - Arizona State Museum
Arizona Repatriation Case #(s): 06-18
EnviroSystems Management Project Nos.(s): 1187-06 and 1187a-06
EnviroSystems Management Report No.(s): 1187-06
General Note: Redaction Note: Information regarding the specific location of reburied human remains and associated artifacts has been removed from this publicly available version of the report.
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