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Archaeological Testing at AZ T:3:79(ASM) in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona

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Summary

In November of 1992, at the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an evaluation of a portion of AZ T:3:79(ASM). Subsurface testing was performed because proposed road modifications had the potential to impact the cultural resources present. Testing was limited to a 5 m right-of-way on either side of the existing road. The objectives were to define the nature and extent of any buried cultural material and make recommendations for further work, if necessary. No subsurface cultural remains were identified in the 200 m of backhoe trench placed adjacent to and on either side of the existing road. No further work is recommended within the 5 m wide zone adjacent to the existing road. However, if other portions of the site are to be impacted at a future date, they should be tested. The artifact analysis supports the suggestion made by the Reclamation surveyors that the site was perhaps a pre-Classic period Hohokam habitation area.


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Archaeological Testing at AZ T:3:79(ASM) in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona. ( tDAR id: 391221) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8P55PXC


Keywords

Investigation Types
Site Evaluation / Testing

Geographic Keywords
Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Temporal Keywords
Hohokam pre-Classic period


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 600 to 1050


Spatial Coverage

min long: -112.342; min lat: 33.919 ; max long: -112.307; max lat: 33.956 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Landowner(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation

Sponsor(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Prepared By(s): Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd.

Submitted To(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office


Record Identifiers

ACS Project No.(s): 92-307

Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s): 1425-2-CS-32-01820

Central Arizona Project, Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Delivery Order No.(s): 3-PD-32-01820-006

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  1. Archaeological Testing at AZ T:3:79(ASM) in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1993)
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America