Data Recovery Investigations of 30 Archaeological Sites at Talking Rock Ranch, Williamson Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona
Editor(s): Stewart Deats
This document details the data recovery results for mitigation of adverse effects to 30 archaeological sites within the 3,185-acre private development known as Talking Rock Ranch located approximately 17 miles northwest of Prescott in Williamson Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona. EnviroSystems Management, Inc. conducted archaeological data recovery investigations at these sites at the request of Harvard Investments, Inc. (the landowner and developer). The development required an Individual Permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, the issuance of which was subject to the provisions of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
This data recovery report contains 16 chapters, references, and three appendixes. The chapters are: (1) Introduction, (2) Research Orientation and Treatment Plan, (3) Rock Art Sites, (4) Prehistoric Artifact Scatters or Camps, (5) Prehistoric Habitation Sites without Structures, (6) Prehistoric Habitation Sites with a Single Structure, (7) Prehistoric Habitation Sites with Multiple Structures, (8) Historic Sites, (9) Ceramic Analysis, (10) Flaked Stone Analysis, (11) Ground Stone Analysis, (12) Faunal Remains Analysis, (13) Shell Analysis, (14) Botanical Analysis, (15) Analysis of Human Remains, and (16) Research Synthesis. The appendixes are: (A) Absolute Dating Results, (B) Obsidian Sourcing, and (C) Artifact Analysis Codes.
Cite this Record
Data Recovery Investigations of 30 Archaeological Sites at Talking Rock Ranch, Williamson Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona. Stewart Deats. EnviroSystems Management Project and Report No. ,1180-06. 23 East Fine Avenue, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001: EnviroSystems Management, Inc. 2010 ( tDAR id: 380811) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8N58M0D
AZ N:2:101 (ASM) • AZ N:2:102 (ASM) • AZ N:2:111 (ASM) • AZ N:2:114 (ASM) • AZ N:2:12 (ASM) • AZ N:2:17 (ASM) • AZ N:2:29 (ASM) • AZ N:2:31 (ASM) • AZ N:2:64 (ASM) • AZ N:2:66 (ASM) • AZ N:2:67 (ASM) • AZ N:2:68 (ASM) • AZ N:2:69 (ASM) • AZ N:2:70 (ASM) • AZ N:2:73 (ASM) • AZ N:2:75 (ASM) • AZ N:2:77 (ASM) • AZ N:2:80 (ASM) • AZ N:2:87 (ASM) • AZ N:2:88 (ASM) • AZ N:2:89 (ASM) • AZ N:2:90 (ASM) • AZ N:2:91 (ASM) • AZ N:2:93 (ASM) • AZ N:2:94 (ASM) • AZ N:2:99 (ASM) • AZ N:6:47 (ASM) • AZ N:6:49 (ASM) • AZ N:6:60 (ASM) • AZ N:6:61 (ASM) Show More
Agricultural or Herding • Archaeological Feature • Artifact Scatter • Bedrock Grinding Feature • Burial Pit • Cemetery • Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex • Encampment • Funerary and Burial Structures or Features • Hamlet / Village • Historic Structure • Isolated Burial • Isolated Feature • Midden • Milling Feature • Non-Domestic Structures • Petroglyph • Pit • Post Hole / Post Mold • Quarry • Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features • Road, Trail, and Related Structures or Features • Roasting Pit / Oven / Horno • Rock Alignment • Rock Art • Settlements • Sheet Midden • Storage Pit • Structure • Water Control Feature Show More
Calendar Date: 210 to 1270 (Most prehistoric components fall within this time range)
Calendar Date: 1864 to 1990 (Historic & recent components fall within this time range)
min long: -112.596; min lat: 34.736 ; max long: -112.555; max lat: 34.771 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Contact(s): Stewart Deats
Contributor(s): Stewart Deats; Travis Ellison; Janet Hagopian; Jim Hasbargen; Greg Haynes; Richard Holloway; Daniel Newsome; Lanell Poseyesva; Steven Shackley; Jeremi Smith; Kimberly Spurr; Christine Markussen; Anne R. Thomas; Sarah Page; Jean Ballagh
Principal Investigator(s): Lynn Neal
Sponsor(s): Harvard Investments, Inc.
Submitted To(s): U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Arizona State Museum Burial Agreement Case No.(s): 01-09
Arizona State Historic Preservation Office No.(s): 2000-1264
Army Corps of Engineers File No.(s): 9840560-SDM
General Note: Redaction Note: Information identifying the specific location of reburied human remains and associated funerary.
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