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Archaeological Anthropology

San Antonio

2001

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Archaeological Testing In The Mission Concepción Courtyard (41bx12), San Antonio, Texas, Kristi H. Miller, Barbara A. Meissner Jan 2001

Archaeological Testing In The Mission Concepción Courtyard (41bx12), San Antonio, Texas, Kristi H. Miller, Barbara A. Meissner

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

This report describes archaeological investigations conducted in January, 2000 which constituted Phase 1 of a project designed to expose and stabilize the remaining walls and floors of Colonial period rooms south of the church at Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña, in the southern part of San Antonio, Texas. This phase of the project, conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio and sponsored by the National Park Service, was performed to determine the depth of the floors of the buried rooms within the courtyards, to allow architects to complete plans ...


1999 Reburial At Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Antonio, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, José E. Zapata Jan 2001

1999 Reburial At Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Antonio, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, José E. Zapata

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

On November 15, 1999, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio, returned 122 curation boxes containing human remains of between 103 and 125 individuals to Monsignor Balthazar Janacek, Archdiocese Director, Old Spanish Missions. These remains had been obtained during two previous Witte Memorial Museum excavations at Mission San Juan Capistrano. Subsequently, CAR returned the majority of the burial goods associated with these human remains to Monsignor Janacek. CAR then entered into an agreement with the Archdiocese of San Antonio to locate and monitor the excavation of the two reburial areas that were to coincide ...


Archaeological Survey Of The West Salado Creek Lift Station Project, San Antonio, Texas, Kristi H. Miller Jan 2001

Archaeological Survey Of The West Salado Creek Lift Station Project, San Antonio, Texas, Kristi H. Miller

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

During October of 1999, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a pedestrian survey, shovel testing, and backhoe trenching along a portion of Salado Creek in southeastern San Antonio, Texas in order to identify cultural resources that may be impacted by a proposed sewer line. The project encompassed three areas (Phase I, II, and III) where the proposed route of a sewer line was to cross Salado Creek. Phase I and the east side of the Phase II crossing were surveyed. Results from shovel tests and backhoe trenches indicated that the proposed ...