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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, Clark Aug 1985

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


Archeological Inventory And Monitoring Plan, Catherine J. Smith Jun 1985

Archeological Inventory And Monitoring Plan, Catherine J. Smith

Loma Linda University Electronic Theses, Dissertations & Projects

The personnel of Dinosaur National Monument, a unit of the National Park Service, are responsible for the protection of natural and cultural resources within its boundaries. While natural resources have received much attention in Dinosaur, cultural resources have not received the treatment they are due. A Cultural Resource Management Plan (CRMP) is currently being designed in Dinosaur to aid in the preservation and protection of cultural resources. Prior to this time, there has been no specific management plan for cultural resources within the monument. As an adjunct to the CRMP, an archeological inventory and monitoring plan has been developed by ...


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 ...


67-An Archaeological Survey Of The Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport Expansion Project, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1985

67-An Archaeological Survey Of The Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport Expansion Project, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of a letter and purchase order from Mr. Duane Ellis, P.E., Director of the Department of Public Works, City of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, authorizing a Phase I archaeological site location survey of the Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport Expansion Project, surveyors from the Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University undertook on-site evaluation in order to determine if a planned extension of the airport runway into Section 7 of Chippewa Township would have an impact on potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of fieldwork conducted on 13-14 Apr 85, together with appropriate background information and recommendations based ...


71-Prehistoric Plant Residues From The Big Woods (21c4-34) And Lightfoot (21c4-35) Sites, The Northfield, Burning Star Mine # 4, Perry County, Illinois, William M. Cremin Jan 1985

71-Prehistoric Plant Residues From The Big Woods (21c4-34) And Lightfoot (21c4-35) Sites, The Northfield, Burning Star Mine # 4, Perry County, Illinois, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

The Northfield research area of Consolidation Coal Company's Burning Star Mine# 4 occupies the Upper Galum Creek drainage of Perry County, Illinois. This stream, a tributary of the Big Muddy River, together with its principal tributaries, Bonnie and Rock Fork creeks, drains an area of mature topography featuring the low relief, gently rolling hills, and broad alluvial valleys typical of the Mt. Vernon Hill Country of the Southern Till Plains Division. Although, floristically speaking, the study area lies within the Oak-Hickory Forest Region of the Western Mesophytic Forest (Braun 1950), the local vegetative pattern can more properly be described ...


70-Carbonized Plant Residues From Llct385, A Late Woodland Site Near The Carlyle Reservoir In Clinton County, Illinois, William M. Cremin Jan 1985

70-Carbonized Plant Residues From Llct385, A Late Woodland Site Near The Carlyle Reservoir In Clinton County, Illinois, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Site llCT385 is a Late Woodland site of undetermined extent located in the southeast corner of Section 25, Irishtown Township, T3N R2W, Clinton County, Illinois. Today, this site occupies an actively eroding bank of the Carlyle Reservoir, but formerly it was situated on a ridge spur flanking the eastern margin of the Kaskaskia River Valley at an elevation of about 6 m above the river floodplain.


On The Waterfront : Archaeological Research At Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simons Island, Georgia, Nicholas Honerkamp, R. Bruce Council, Elizabeth J. Reitz Jan 1985

On The Waterfront : Archaeological Research At Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simons Island, Georgia, Nicholas Honerkamp, R. Bruce Council, Elizabeth J. Reitz

Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology Reports

The results of documentary research and archaeological survey and testing of the riverbank area at Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simons Island, Georgia, are described. Carried out by the Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology in August of 1983, the fieldwork consisted of a systematic transect survey, intensive hand excavation of judgementally placed test units, and excavation of a test trench to locate suspected earthworks. A combined total of 45.25 square meters of surface area was investigated using this approach. Survey and testing was necessitated by planned anti-erosion measures along the riverbank that will result in subsurface disturbances to ...


68-An Assessment Of The Archaeological Resources Of The Morrow Lake Wellfield, City Of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1985

68-An Assessment Of The Archaeological Resources Of The Morrow Lake Wellfield, City Of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of purchase order #29494 from the City of Kalamazoo, authorizing Phase I archaeological assessment of the Morrow Lake Wellfield in Comstock Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, and with the arrival in April of weather and soil conditions appropriate to such an undertaking, a research team from th~ Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University performed a survey of the project area in order to determine whether proposed well drilling activities would have an adverse impact on potentially significant cultural resources. There follows a report of fieldwork undertaken on 11 and 18 Apr 85, together with relevant background information and recommendations ...


69-Archaeobotanical Analysis Of Flotation Residues From The Jamestown Site (21c4-14), The Northfield, Burning Star Mine# 4, Perry County, Illinois, William M. Cremin Jan 1985

69-Archaeobotanical Analysis Of Flotation Residues From The Jamestown Site (21c4-14), The Northfield, Burning Star Mine# 4, Perry County, Illinois, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Jamestown (21C4-14) is a large multicomponent site overlooking the confluence of Rock Fork, Bonnie, and Galum creeks in the Northfield, Burning Star Mine # 4, Perry County, Illinois. The Northfield is an area of mature topography featuring the gently rolling hills and broad alluvial valleys typical of the Till Plains province of south-central Illinois. Floristically~ it lies within the Oak-Hickory Forest Region of the Western Mesophytic Forest (Braun 1950). However, the local pattern of vegetation can best be described as forest-prairie ecotone, and the Jamestown site is optimally situated to have afforded its occupants easy access to the plant resources of ...


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 ...


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 Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Psb Op 150 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb Op 150 Excavation Report, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb-Op 103-Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban, Sylvia Smith, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb-Op 103-Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban, Sylvia Smith, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


Psb-Op 116-Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban, Sylvia Smith, Edward Schortman Jan 1985

Psb-Op 116-Ceramic Analyses, Patricia Urban, Sylvia Smith, Edward Schortman

Four Valleys Archive

No abstract provided.


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 ...


Archaeological Survey And Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41 Wn 30, Wilson County, Texas, Fifth Season, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox Jan 1985

Archaeological Survey And Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41 Wn 30, Wilson County, Texas, Fifth Season, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox

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

The fifth season of archaeological investigations at the Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN 30) was conducted in late May and June 1984, by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas. This field season the limits of the midden outside the northwest gate were better defined through shovel testing, and the surficial extent of another midden outside the east compound wall was mapped. Stratigraphic excavations inside and outside of Room 3 revealed a series of floors and outdoor activity surfaces and associated architectural features. To obtain ...


Archaeological Investigations Of A Shell Midden (41hr39) At De Zavala Point, Harris County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor Jan 1985

Archaeological Investigations Of A Shell Midden (41hr39) At De Zavala Point, Harris County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor

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

Archaeological investigations at site 41 HR 39 on De Zavala Point in Channelview, Harris County, Texas, were conducted by personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio from December 16 through December 22, 1984. The site is recorded as an aboriginal shell midden with a historic component which will be impacted by the proposed disposal of dredged materials under the Department of the Army Permit Application No. 17151, during industrial development of the area. The field investigations were conducted for the Department of the Army, Galveston District, Corps of Engineers, to determine the eligibility ...


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 ...


10th Street Substation Excavation Of The Acequia Madre (41bx8), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1985

10th Street Substation Excavation Of The Acequia Madre (41bx8), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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

The acequias or irrigation systems were an important factor in the early history of San Antonio. One of the earliest of these was the Acequia Madre (41 BX 8) or Mother Ditch. Recently, proposed construction by City Public Service at the 10th Street Substation was expected to encounter the course of the acequia, thus requiring archaeological investigation. Excavation of a section of the acequia with a backhoe and archival research revealed new information about the history of this ancient waterway.


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 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 ...


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bx679 Bexar County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bx679 Bexar County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Testing of Site 41BX679 along Farm to Market Highway 2696 in Bexar County, Texas, to determine eligibility for inclusion within the National Register of Historic Places, cultural context, and archaeological significance was undertaken in April 1985. The site is located along a slight rise between Cibolo Creek and Muesebach Creek in northern Bexar County. It has been disturbed by previous construction or cutting of fire lines along Camp Bullis military reservation. Results of testing indicate that 41BX679 contained a minimal prehistoric component of unknown age. An intact hearth was uncovered but associated lithic debitage was almost totally absent. Evidence recovered ...


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 ...


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 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.