An Archaeological Survey of a Proposed Landfill, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona

Author(s): Walter R. Punzmann

Year: 1993


Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a cultural resources survey on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for a proposed landfill site. The survey, requested by Terry Leonard of the SRPMIC, was undertaken to identify and assess cultural resources that might be impacted by the development of the landfill. Twenty-three sites were identified, 18 prehistoric and five historic. Nine of the prehistoric sites represent lithic scatters, four are artifact scatters, and five are canal alignments. Of the historic sites, four consist of trash scatters and one is a historic road alignment. Nine prehistoric and nine historic isolated finds were recorded.

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An Archaeological Survey of a Proposed Landfill, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona. Walter R. Punzmann. Tempe, AZ: Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. 1993 ( tDAR id: 406049) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8406049

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Anglo Euroamerican Historic Hohokam

Amethyst Glass Basalt Brown Glass Buffware Ceramic Chalcedony Chert Chipped Stone Clear Glass Gila Butte Red-on-Buffware Gila Plainware Glass Granite Green Glass Greenstone Grey Basalt Jasper Metal Milk Glass Mineral Pink Glass Porcelain Quartzite Red-on-Buffware Rhyolite Rubber Salt Plainware Sand Santa Cruz Red-on-Buffware Verde Plainware Vesicular Basalt Whiteware Wood Show More

Site Name
AZ U:5:114 (ASM) AZ U:5:115 (ASM) AZ U:5:116 (ASM) AZ U:5:117 (ASM) AZ U:5:118 (ASM) AZ U:5:119 (ASM) AZ U:5:120 (ASM) AZ U:5:121 (ASM) AZ U:5:122 (ASM) AZ U:5:123 (ASM) AZ U:5:124 (ASM) AZ U:5:125 (ASM) AZ U:5:126 (ASM) AZ U:5:127 (ASM) AZ U:5:128 (ASM) AZ U:5:129 (ASM) AZ U:5:130 (ASM) AZ U:5:131 (ASM) AZ U:5:132 (ASM) AZ U:5:133 (ASM) AZ U:5:134 (ASM)

Site Type
Agricultural or Herding Archaeological Feature Artifact Scatter Canal Alignment Canal or Canal Feature Chipping Station Dirt Road Lithic Scatter Midden Pecked Rock Sign Petroglyph Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features Road Road, Trail, and Related Structures or Features Road Alignment Rock Alignment Rockpile Rock Ring Sign Survey Location Marker Trash Dump Trash Scatter

Investigation Types
Systematic Survey

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Geographic Keywords
Arizona (State / Territory) Arizona Canal Maricopa (County) Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Temporal Keywords
1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 19th Century 20th Century Colonial Period Historic Prehistoric Santa Cruz Phase

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.795; min lat: 33.485 ; max long: -111.754; max lat: 33.519 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Salt River Project Cultural Resource Manager

Contributor(s): Terry Leonard; Gina Gage; M. Kyle Woodson; Thomas Jones

Sponsor(s): Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

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