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Gran Quivira Archaeological Project

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Excavations at Gran Quivira (LA 120) in the Salinas area of central New Mexico by Dr. Katherine Spielmann, 1984-1986.

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Cite this Record

Gran Quivira Archaeological Project. ( tDAR id: 2409) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8WW7K4W


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1300 to 1670

Spatial Coverage

min long: -106.115; min lat: 34.25 ; max long: -106.066; max lat: 34.272 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): Katherine Spielmann

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)

Source Collections

Artifact collections and paper archival material from this project are stored at the National Park Service's Western Archaeological and Conservation Center in Tucson, AZ. Digital copies of the datasets from this project can be found at

Resources Inside this Project (Viewing 1-42 of 42)


  1. Coding guide for Gran Quivira faunal remains (2010)
  2. Final Report of the Archaeofaunal Remains from Gran Quivira Pueblo (LA 120), Torrance County, New Mexico (2003)
  3. Gran Quivira Faunal Report (2004)
  4. Metadata for revision to GQ faunal coding key species variable (2010)


  1. Gran Quivira faunal data (2003)
  2. Gran Quivira Glaze Ware Database (2015)
  3. Gran Quivira Groundstone Dataset (1985)
  4. Gran Quivira Limestone Lithic Database (1985)
  5. Gran Quivira Lithics Database (1986)
  6. Mineral artifacts from Gran Quivira (1986)
  7. Miscellaneous Artifacts from Gran Quivira (1986)


  1. Salinas chronology (2015)

Coding Sheets

  1. Coding key for GQ Groundstone Material Type (1985)
  2. GQ burning coding sheet
  3. GQ butchering coding sheet
  4. GQ condition coding key (1984)
  5. GQ dorsal-ventral coding key
  6. GQ Element coding key (1984)
  7. GQ Fusion coding key
  8. GQ Modification coding key
  9. GQ origin fragmentation coding key
  10. GQ Proximal-distal coding key
  11. GQ sex coding key
  12. GQ side coding key
  13. GQ species coding key (1984)
  14. GQ Time period coding key (2004)
  15. Gran Quivira coding key for groundstone utilized surface (1985)
  16. Gran Quivira Coding Sheet for Groundstone Burning (1985)
  17. Gran Quivira Coding Sheet for Groundstone pigment (1985)
  18. Gran Quivira Coding Sheet for Groundstone Type (1985)
  19. Gran Quivira Heat Treatment lithics coding key (1986)
  20. Gran Quivira Limestone Lithic Material Type Coding Sheet (1985)
  21. Gran Quivira Limestone Lithic Platform Coding Key (1985)
  22. Gran Quivira Limestone Lithic Type coding key (1985)
  23. Gran Quivira Lithic Condition Coding Key (1986)
  24. Gran Quivira Lithic Dorsal Face Coding Key (1986)
  25. Gran Quivira Lithic material type coding sheet (1985)
  26. Gran Quivira Lithic Platform Preparation Coding Key (1986)
  27. Gran Quivira lithic type coding key (1986)
  28. Gran Quivira Mineral Type coding sheet (1985)
  29. Gran Quivira Miscellaneous Artifact Condition coding key (1985)
  30. Gran Quivira Miscellaneous Artifact Type coding sheet (1985)
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America