Las Cremaciones: A Hohokam Ball Court Center in the Phoenix Basin

Editor(s): Glen E. Rice; John L. Czarzasty

Year: 2008


The archaeological excavation of a prehistoric village, site AZ T:12:220 (ASM) (Las Cremaciones), at the proposed K. Hovnanian Homes Project at the northeast corner of 39th Avenue and Vineyard Road, Phoenix, Arizona, used trench sampling, block exposures and screened excavation to recover archaeological features of site AZ T:12:220 (ASM), particularly human burials. The investigation was conducted to ensure compliance with State of Arizona statute A.R.S. 41-865 pertaining to the repatriation of human remains, the City of Phoenix Ordinance on Historic Preservation (Chapter 8, Section 802), and the City of Phoenix Guidelines for Archaeology (Bostwick 2006).

Also included are the appendices A-L which cover the topics of feature inventory and descriptions, decorated vessels chronology, special artifacts, inhumation and cremation burial details, demographic data, and flotation and radiocarbon dating.

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Las Cremaciones: A Hohokam Ball Court Center in the Phoenix Basin. Glen E. Rice, John L. Czarzasty. 2008 ( tDAR id: 428057) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8428057

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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 700 to 1300 (Dating for the site AZ T:12:220 (ASM))

Spatial Coverage

min long: -112.151; min lat: 33.361 ; max long: -112.134; max lat: 33.408 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Salt River Project Cultural Resource Manager

Contributor(s): Karen R. Adams; David Bustoz; Shayna L. Coe; John L. Czarzasty; John Gooding; Kristen M. Hartnett; Barnaby V. Lewis; Elizabeth Murphy; Erica L. O'Neil; Kathleen Peterson; Jamie K. Smith; Erik Steinbach; Charles Matthew Thomas

Principal Investigator(s): Glen E. Rice

Landowner(s): Foster Deason

Prepared By(s): Rio Salado Archaeology

Submitted To(s): City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

Record Identifiers

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number(s): 2008944054

Project Number(s): PGM 2005-112

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