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Three Sites On Sandy Run : Phase Ii Evaluation Of Sites 9cam183, 184, And 185 At Kings Bay, Georgia, Robin L. Smith, R. Bruce Council, Rebecca Saunders Nov 1985

Three Sites On Sandy Run : Phase Ii Evaluation Of Sites 9cam183, 184, And 185 At Kings Bay, Georgia, Robin L. Smith, R. Bruce Council, Rebecca Saunders

Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology Reports

A program of testing and evaluation for three sites on a creek called Sandy Run in the Cherry Point area of the Naval Submarine Support Base at Kings Bay was conducted by the Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Sampling strategies varied among the sites but all testing employed 1 x 2 m excavation units sifted through quarter-inch mesh screen. Assemblages included ceramics and lithics from early prehistoric nonshell deposits, ceramics, lithics, and faunal remains from later prehistoric surface shell middens, and a wide range of late 18th/early 19th century domestic and agricultural artifacts ...


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 46, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 1985

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 46, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor’s Note (Barbara E. Luedtke)
  • Localities of Quarries Worked by the Indians for Material for their Stone Implements (Henry W. Haynes)
  • Experiments in Debitage Analysis: Some Testable Hypotheses (John J. Shea)
  • An Unusual Notched Pendant (Tonya Largy)
  • A Miniature Steatite Pot (John Alfred Mansfield)
  • The Charles Read Archaeological Collection, Seekonk, Massachusetts (Eric S. Johnson and Thomas F. Mahlstedt)
  • Thermoluminescent Dating Analysis of a Cape Cod Potsherd (Marie O. Eteson)
  • Potowomut Cores and Quahogs: Archaeology and the Environmental and Biological Sciences (Jordan E. Kerber)
  • Nature’s Transformations and Other Pitfalls: Toward a Better Understanding of Post-Occupational Changes in Archaeological Site ...


The Prehistory Of The Birch Run Road Site, Saginaw County, Michigan, Caven P. Clark Aug 1985

The Prehistory Of The Birch Run Road Site, Saginaw County, Michigan, Caven P. Clark

Master's Theses

The Birch Run Road site (20SA393), located in the archaeologic ally complex Saginaw Valley, was partially impacted by the extension of Birch Run Road across the Flint River. In many respects typical of Saginaw Valley sites as a whole, the Birch Run Road site produced artifacts attributable to the Early Archaic, Late Archaic, Late Woodland and historic periods. The prehistoric occupations are evaluated with special attention to the context and form of lithic raw materials, and use of projectile points in determining temporal placement. The Late Woodland component, ca. A.D. 800-1100, represents the most intensive occupation of the site ...


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 46, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 1985

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 46, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor’s Note (Barbara E. Luedtke)
  • An Aboriginal Ceramic Vessel from Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts (James B. Petersen and Richard L. Burt)
  • A Preliminary Prehistory of Agawam: Analysis of the Charles W. Hull Collection (John P. Pretola)
  • The Dynamics of Seventeenth Century Wampanoag Land Relations: The Ethnohistorical Evidence for Locational Change (Laurie Lee Weinstein)
  • A Commentary on the “Late Archaic” Classification of the Satucket Cache (Floyd Painter)


Archeological Implications Of Traditional House Construction Among The Nchumuru Of Northern Ghana, E. Kofi Agorsah Feb 1985

Archeological Implications Of Traditional House Construction Among The Nchumuru Of Northern Ghana, E. Kofi Agorsah

Black Studies Faculty Publications and Presentations

Ethnographic data from the Nchumuru settlement of Wiae, Kete-Krachi District, northern Volta Region, Ghana, are used to examine the manner in which earth-walled houses in Nchumuru traditional settlements are transferred from the systemic to the archeological record. Archeological survey and excavation of two early Nchumuru sites were conducted to establish the extent to which the observed cultural and natural processes of house and settlement development could help identify the location and distribution of prehistoric structural features. The result was the almost complete reconstruction of the location and distribution of structural features at one of these sites. Knowledge of the mechanisms ...


Recent Studies In Andean Prehistory And Protohistory: Papers From The Second Annual Northeast Conference On Andean Archaeology And Ethnohistory, D. Peter Kvietok, Daniel H. Sandweiss, Michael A. Malpass, Richard E. Daggett, Dwight T. Wallace, Anne-Louise Schaffer, Elizabeth P. Benson, Charles S. Spencer, Elsa M. Redmond, Gordon C. Pollard, George Kubler Jan 1985

Recent Studies In Andean Prehistory And Protohistory: Papers From The Second Annual Northeast Conference On Andean Archaeology And Ethnohistory, D. Peter Kvietok, Daniel H. Sandweiss, Michael A. Malpass, Richard E. Daggett, Dwight T. Wallace, Anne-Louise Schaffer, Elizabeth P. Benson, Charles S. Spencer, Elsa M. Redmond, Gordon C. Pollard, George Kubler

Andean Past Special Publications

The contributions in this volume represent nine of the twenty-three papers presented at the Second Annual Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory (NCAAE) held at the American Museum of Natural History on November 19-20, 1983. Papers include "The Preceramic and Formative Period Occupations in the Cordillera Negra: Preliminary Report" by Michael A. Malpass, "The Early Horizon--Early Intermediate Period Transition: A View from the Nepena and Viru Valleys" by Richard E. Daggett, "Paracas in Chincha and Pisco: A Reappraisal of the Ocucaje Sequence" by Dwight T. Wallace, "Impressions in Metal: Reconstructing Burial Context at Loma Negra, Peru" by Anne-Louise Schaeffer ...


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41hr564 Harris County, Texas, Joe T. Denton Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41hr564 Harris County, Texas, Joe T. Denton

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

Prehistoric Site 41HR564, located in Harris County, Texas, near Keegans Bayou and US Highway 59, was tested in August 1985 to determine eligibility for inclusion within the National Register of Historic Places and State Archaeological Landmark status. Testing also was conducted to ascertain site depth and archaeological significance. No cultural materials were recovered as a result of the test and no further investigations are recommended.


History And Archaeology Of The Hot Wells Hotel Site, 41bx237, Anne A. Fox, Cheryl Lynn Highley Jan 1985

History And Archaeology Of The Hot Wells Hotel Site, 41bx237, Anne A. Fox, Cheryl Lynn Highley

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

During the month of April 1984, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted a surface survey and test excavations at the Hot Wells Hotel site in south San Antonio. The purpose of the project was to locate and map the foundations of a large brick resort hotel, built in 1901 and burned in 1925, and to locate and test remains of any other structures on the Hot Wells site. One additional brick foundation that appears contemporary with the hotel was located and mapped. Artifacts recovered pertained primarily to the hotel, or to ...


Archaeological Testing Of The Cave At Site 41bx22 Bexar County, Texas, Glenn T. Goode Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of The Cave At Site 41bx22 Bexar County, Texas, Glenn T. Goode

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

The Rogers Site, 41BX22, is located on the east bank of a tributary to Salado Creek in northern Bexar County and has three major occupation or activity areas: a terrace-bench site with a burned rock midden, a small cave, and quarry areas on the bluff overlooking the bench and cave sites.

The terrace site was test-excavated by students in the mid-1960s. Primarily Late Prehistoric and Late Archaic materials were recovered with the Middle Archaic and possibly the Early Archaic being represented. Relic hunters have since thoroughly destroyed this portion of the site which lies just north of the FM 1604 ...


Metric And Non-Metric Data From A Series Of Skulls From Mozia, Sicily And A Related Site, Marshall Joseph Becker Jan 1985

Metric And Non-Metric Data From A Series Of Skulls From Mozia, Sicily And A Related Site, Marshall Joseph Becker

Anthropology & Sociology

No abstract provided.


Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Riverside Park Trail At The Victoria Municipal Park, Victoria, Texas, Anna J. Taylor Jan 1985

Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Riverside Park Trail At The Victoria Municipal Park, Victoria, Texas, Anna J. Taylor

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

During April 1985, personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted a pedestrian survey and shovel testing of the area to be affected by a proposed riverside park trail within the Victoria Municipal Park in Victoria County, Texas. The investigation was sponsored by the City of Victoria. The purpose of the survey was to locate any archaeological sites which might be impacted by construction of the proposed trail. No archaeological sites were identified during the project, and it is recommended that no further archaeological investigations are needed.


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41hk28 Haskell County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41hk28 Haskell County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Testing of Site 41HK28on County Road 166 in Haskell County, Texas, was performed on July 8-9, 1985, to determine eligibility for inclusion within the National Register of Historic Places or nomination as a State Archaeological Landmark, and to determine site depth, cultural context, and archaeological significance. The site is located on a terrace overlooking California Creek, a tributary of the Brazos River system. The site has been impacted by construction of a county road and bridge, by severe erosion and deflation, and by root plowing to remove mesquite trees from the area. Results of testing indicate that Site 41HK28 represented ...


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bu24 Burleson County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bu24 Burleson County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Testing of Site 41BU24 on State Highway 36 in Burleson County, Texas, to determine eligibility for inclusion within the National Register of Historic Places and to determine site depth, cultural context, and archaeological signbficance, was undertaken in January 1985. The site is located on a ridge overlooking Yegua Creek and extends into the creek floodplain. It has been heavily impacted by previous construction activities and the exact site limit is difficult to determine. Results of testing indicate that Site 41BU24 contains a minimal prehistoric component of unknown age which is thoroughly mixed with modern debris. Evidence recovered does not support ...


Research Design For Investigations At The Ruben Hancock Site, 41tv875 Travis County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1985

Research Design For Investigations At The Ruben Hancock Site, 41tv875 Travis County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr.

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

The Ruben Hancock Site (41TV875) is located on the centerline of the extension of Parmer Lane. This extension begins at FM 1325 (Burnet Road) and terminates at FM 620. The site was found during a survey of the right-of-way conducted by the author on the 9th of August, 1984. Other sites were found during the survey but were too ephemeral or too disturbed to warrant further investigation. It was judged at the time of the survey that the Ruben Hancock Site, because of its undisturbed condition and the presence of metal and glass artifacts, warranted further investigation. It was ...


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41rb31 Roberts County, Texas, Joe T. Denton Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41rb31 Roberts County, Texas, Joe T. Denton

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

Archaeological Site 41RB31 is a small isolated site located on the edge of the cap rock overlooking Red Deer Creek in Roberts County, Texas. Testing of portions of the site within the highway project revealed the site to be sparse, and no further work is recommended. The site does not meet the criteria for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or designation as a State Archaeological Landmark.


Archaeological Test Excavation At Site 41mx23 Morris County, Texas, Joe T. Denton Jan 1985

Archaeological Test Excavation At Site 41mx23 Morris County, Texas, Joe T. Denton

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

Testing to determine the significance as a State Archaeological Landmark and to determine eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places was undertaken in June 1984 of Site 41MX23, Morris County, Texas, on FM 3421. The test shows that portion of the site within the project’s right-of-way to be sparse in cultural material. The deposits containing the material vary from very shallow to moderate in depth. Testing indicates that insufficient cultural materials exist within the area to be impacted to warrant further investigations.


The Panther Springs Creek Site: Cultural Change And Continuity Within The Upper Salado Creek Watershed, South-Central Texas, Stephen L. Black, Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1985

The Panther Springs Creek Site: Cultural Change And Continuity Within The Upper Salado Creek Watershed, South-Central Texas, Stephen L. Black, Joachim Mcgraw

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

The excavations and subsequent analysis of the Panther Creek Springs site, 41BX228, a multicomponent prehistoric open occupation site in south-central Texas, are documented in this report. The investigations at 41BX228 partially mitigate the loss of cultural information caused by looters and potentially by a proposed Soil Conservation Service flood control project. The field investigations carried out in 1979 included mapping, testing, backhoe trenching, and the excavation of several block areas. Large quantities of comparatively well-preserved cultural materials were recovered and analyzed including: lithic, ceramic, and bone artifacts as well as faunal and botanical remains. Major aspects of the analysis and ...


Testing For The Location Of The Alamo Acequia (41bx8) At Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox Jan 1985

Testing For The Location Of The Alamo Acequia (41bx8) At Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox

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

In December 1983 the Center for Archaeological Research conducted test excavations at HemisFair Plaza in downtown San Antonio. The purpose of the work was to locate and document the condition of the Alamo Acequia (41 BX 8), which was known to be in the area. Backhoe and hand excavations revealed that the acequia deviated as much as 20 feet from the supposed route and that the original property lines through the area could not be depended upon to locate the precise route of the ditch. The section of the acequia that was examined proved to be only partially preserved, apparently ...


Psb Op 149-Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 149-Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Archaeological Testing And Preliminary Archival Investigations Of Four Sites (41tv632, 41tv633, 41tv634 And 41tv635) At Waters Park, Travis County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing And Preliminary Archival Investigations Of Four Sites (41tv632, 41tv633, 41tv634 And 41tv635) At Waters Park, Travis County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr.

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

The Waters Park community and Sites 41TV632 through 635 are located on the left bank of Walnut Creek near its headwaters traversed by the Southern Pacific Railroad, FM 1325, and the Waters Park Road. The sites pertaining to the old Waters Park community lying in the proposed right-of-way of the north extension of Loop 1 (MoPac Boulevard) are those cited above. The sites were identified in 1974 during an independent survey. A large number of other sites are found in or adjacent to the right-of-way. Among these are Site 41TV39, the Rogers Spring Site previously excavated by The University of ...


Psb Op 312 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 312 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb Op 330 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 330 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb Op 328 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 328 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb-Op 307-Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb-Op 307-Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb Op 320 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 320 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb Op 319 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 319 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb Op 327 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 327 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb-Op 302-Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb-Op 302-Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


A Reconnaissance Of A Channel Dam Site And Flood Area On The San Saba River, Menard County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1985

A Reconnaissance Of A Channel Dam Site And Flood Area On The San Saba River, Menard County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

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

During December 1984, a reconnaissance was carried out along portions of the San Saba River west of Menard, Texas. The purpose of the study was to examine the location where a new channel dam will be constructed, and areas upstream, including Presidio San Sabá (41 MN 1), to determine what cultural resources might be affected by any water level change as a result of dam installation.

The reconnaissance determined that construction of a new concrete dam to replace an earlier earthen dam of similar size will not impact any known cultural resources. The water level is not expected to be ...


An Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Dredge Spoil Site In Nueces County, Texas, Stephen L. Black, Lynn Highley Jan 1985

An Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Dredge Spoil Site In Nueces County, Texas, Stephen L. Black, Lynn Highley

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

During December 1983, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an archaeological survey of a proposed dredge spoil site in Nueces County for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority. One site (41 NU 211) was located. Artifacts included one Early Archaic dart point fragment which suggests that 41 NU 211 may date as earl y as 4000 B.C. Limited testing is recommended to evaluate the site unless project plans are altered.