Preliminary Report on Archaeological Survey of Bureau of Reclamation Lands Near Cochran

Part of the Cochran Survey on the Gila River project

Author(s): Caven P. Clark; Scott Crownover

Year: 1998

Summary

This is a draft report on the archaeological survey of a 4,800-acre tract south of the Gila River referred to as the Cochran Survey. The initial phase of the project involved a 1500-acre survey identifying and evaluating prehistoric and historic cultural properties on Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) lands. The survey area was located in Pinal County. In total, 15 sites and 116 isolates were recorded in the survey area, most of which were believed to relate to Hohokam cultural facies. Prefield records searches, project methods and techniques, survey results, preliminary interpretation of those results, and an evaluation of National Register eligibility are presented below.

The ACS research design for on-call contacts submitted to Reclamation defined four broad historic context themes for cultural resource studies including subsistence/settlement systems; social-political-ideological organization; exchange, trade, and commerce; and technology and industry. Site types predicted to be on Reclamation property during the current study consist largely of subsistence/resource procurement sites and are perhaps most likely to provide survey information relevant to research questions included under the subsistence/settlement theme.

Cite this Record

Preliminary Report on Archaeological Survey of Bureau of Reclamation Lands Near Cochran. Caven P. Clark, Scott Crownover. Tempe, Arizona: Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. 1998 ( tDAR id: 393912) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8XK8HFP

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Keywords

Culture
Historic Hohokam Late Archaic

Material
Ceramic Chipped Stone Glass

Site Name
CRN98-1 CRN98-10 CRN98-100 CRN98-101 CRN98-102 CRN98-103 CRN98-104 CRN98-105 CRN98-106 CRN98-107 CRN98-108 CRN98-109 CRN98-11 CRN98-110 CRN98-111 CRN98-112 CRN98-113 CRN98-114 CRN98-115 CRN98-116 CRN98-117 CRN98-118 CRN98-119 CRN98-12 CRN98-120 Show More

Site Type
Artifact Scatter Mine-Related Structures Rock Alignment

Investigation Types
Reconnaissance / Survey

Geographic Keywords
Arizona Cochran Gila River

Temporal Keywords
Historic Hohokam Late Archaic

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.183; min lat: 32.936 ; max long: -110.702; max lat: 33.175 ;

Record Identifiers

Bureau of Reclamation Delivery Order No.(s): 98-PA-32-02810-D006

ACS Project No.(s): 98-356

Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s): 1425-7-CS-32-02810

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