Oxbow Ruin Arizona Site Steward File

Author(s): F. Olson; A. Olson; J. S. Wood; Ross

Year: 1954


This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Oxbow Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of two loci, connected by artifact scatter. The Hardt/Miami Phase locus contains trash middens, hornos, jacales, and stone foundations. The Roosevelt Phase locus contains a masonry caserón, a pit house, and a cemetery. An old wagon road is also found within the site boundaries.

The file consists of a heritage inventory form, hand drawn site map, and three cultural resources preliminary inventory forms. The earliest dated document is from 1954.

Cite this Record

Oxbow Ruin Arizona Site Steward File. F. Olson, A. Olson, J. S. Wood, Ross. 1954 ( tDAR id: 400860) ; doi:10.6067/XCV80K2BDT



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Site Name
AR-03-12-04-127 AZ O:15:33 ASM Oxbow Oxbow Ruin Rock'N'Rye Ruin Rock & Rye Ruin

Site Type
Archaeological Feature Artifact Scatter Caserón Cemetery Compound Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex Domestic Structures Foundation Funerary and Burial Structures or Features Hamlet / Village Horno Jacal Midden Oval Pit House Pit Pit House Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features Road Road, Trail, and Related Structures or Features Roasting Pit Roasting Pit / Oven / Horno Settlements Terrace Trash Midden Wagon Road Wattle & Daub (Jacal) Structure

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1100 to 1300 (Date range of site use provided on one document within the file.)

Calendar Date: 1050 to 1300 (Date range of site use determined by ceramic analysis.)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.934; min lat: 33.22 ; max long: -110.671; max lat: 34.529 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Arizona State Parks

Landowner(s): U. S. Forest Service

Prepared By(s): Arizona State Parks

Record Identifiers

Project No.(s): 83-00; 01-141

File Information

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