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Archaeological Anthropology

San Antonio

1982

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Archaeological Investigations Of Areas Slated For Expansion At Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas, Eric C. Gibson, Courtenay J. Jones, Dennis A. Knepper Jan 1982

Archaeological Investigations Of Areas Slated For Expansion At Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas, Eric C. Gibson, Courtenay J. Jones, Dennis A. Knepper

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

During April 1982, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research I at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a cultural resource survey and evaluation of 31.68 acres slated as an expansion area for the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas. This was accomplished through two research methods: (1) a literature and archival search supplemented by interviews of knowledgeable persons; followed by (2) a planned subsurface archaeological testing program. One badly disturbed prehistoric site (41 BX 346) of unknown function and unknown chronological association was discovered as a result of these activities. Because the site ...