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History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

Alamo Acequia

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Archaeological Excavations At The Alamo Acequia, Southwest Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1990

Archaeological Excavations At The Alamo Acequia, Southwest Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In January 1989, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archaeological testing of the Alamo Acequia Madre at the southwest corner of HemisFair Plaza for the City of San Antonio. Six test trenches were excavated across the ace quia, and it was found that the stone lining on the east wall is, in most areas, in relatively good condition, but the west wall has been removed. The bottom two to three feet of the ace quia contains an accumulation of household trash discarded into it after the acequia ceased to hold water. Above this ...