5 edition of The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing found in the catalog.
by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Written in English
|Contributions||Ricky R. Lightfoot (Foreword), Mark D. Varien (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
White Sands Missile Range > Public Affairs > What´s Up at White Sands > Archaeology and historical sites Page Content Included within the White Sands Missile Range boundaries are many prehistoric (Indian) archaeological sites and historical sites from the ranching and mining activities which preceded the military acquisition of the land in Archeological Survey and Site Testing for the Joshua Tree Roads Project, Package , Joshua Tree National Park, California (Loy C. Neff and Christopher C. Corey, ) Archeological Investigations at 3-Mile Bar: Testing at Sites AZ C and C (GC) Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona (Loy C. Neff and Christopher C. Corey.
Significant events. The first atomic bomb (code named Trinity) was test detonated at Trinity Site near the northern boundary of the range on J ; seven days after the White Sands Proving Ground was established.; After the conclusion of World War II, long-range German V-2 rockets that were captured by U.S. military troops were brought to WSMR. However, everything that is done to the site is accurately documented. Since , Elderhostel volunteers worked with McElmo Canyon Research Institute (MCRI) staff to stabilize six sites in the Sand Canyon area. Most of these are close to the Sand Canyon trail .
The canyon's Pueblo center is believed to have flourished between the years of and A.D., home to many great houses, civic structures, and ceremonial and economic sites. Though the exact purpose of most of its structures are unknown, the site is still considered to be a major ceremonial and spiritual site by area indigenous groups today. Sarah McDaniel, RPAProject Archaeologist, Central Oregon Highway Bridges Project,Oregon Department of Transportation, Malheur and HarneyCounties, Oregon, Archaeological evaluation of fourprehistoric sites in central eastern t Archaeologist, King’s Corner Overpass Project, IdahoTransportation Department, Canyon County.
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The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing [Mark D. Varien] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ancient Puebloan communities thrived in the Mesa Verde region for centuries, and the abandonment of this area by Puebloan peoples remains an intriguing subject of archaeological research.
Environmental change. The publication of The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing represents a milestone in both the research and publication programs of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center.
It is a milestone in research because it marks a shift in focus from the single site to the community, locality, and region. Published in CD-ROM format, The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing presents a detailed chronological reconstruction of community settlement patterns, develops new methods for measuring the length and season of site occupation, and examines site-formation processes in an effort to better understand the details of individual site.
Site testing was designed to bridge the gap between the archaeological survey of the Sand Canyon locality and the intensive excavations of two sites, Sand Canyon Pueblo and Green Lizard. The careful attention to sampling, which ensured comparability among the 13 sites, makes this project the most detailed study available for Pueblo III.
Mark D. Varien is Vice President of Programs at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado. His the author of Sedentism and Mobility in a Social Landscape: Mesa Verde and Beyond.
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Cite this Record. The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing. Mark D. Varien. (tDAR id: ). Violence and the role of violence have emerged recently as topics important to understanding the prehistory of the northern Southwest.
Recent excavations at Castle Rock and Sand Canyon pueblos, two thirteenth-century sites in the Mesa Verde region of southwestern. The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: A Progress Report. William D. Lipe, ed. Occasional Paper no. Cortez, Colo.: Crow Canyon Archaeologi-cal Center,pp.
$, paper. The publication of this volume marks the tenth year of existence for the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, a private nonprofit institution dedicated to ar. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: The upland survey / Michael A. Adler --The lower Sand Canyon survey / Carol L. Gleichman and Peter J.
Gleichman --The Goodman Point historic land-use study / Marjorie R. Connolly --The site testing program / Mark D. Varien, Kristin A.
Kuckelman, and James H. Kleidon --Excavations at the. Archaeology: Tree-King DataThe Sand Canyon Archaeological Project, edited by W.
Lipe and published by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, contains the stem-and-leaf diagram shown in Figure The study uses tree ringsto accurately determine the year in which a tree was cut.
The figure gives the tree-ring-cutting dates for samples of timbers found in the architectural units at Sand Canyon. Mark D. Varien is the Research and Education Chair at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado.
Varien joined the staff at Crow Canyon inwhere he contributes to the Centers mission to conduct archaeological research, provide public education programs, and promote American Indian involvement in archaeological research and public education/5(1).
Cite this Record. Sand Canyon Project Site Testing Program: Preliminary Report On the Excavations At Saddlehorn (5Mt); Mad Dog Tower (5Mt); Castle Rock Pueblo (5Mt); Lester's Site (5Mt); Lookout House (5Mt); and Cougar Cub Alcove (5M. The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (CCAC) conducted multiyear testing programs at Sand Canyon Pueblo (Bradley; Kuckelman, ed.,this vol.; Ortman and Bradley ) and Goodman.
on file, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortez, Colorado. Report on Human Skeletal Remains from Sand Canyon Pueblo (5MT): Excavations of the. The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: A Progress Report Occasional Papers of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, No.
2, Cortez, CO, pp. 45– Varien, M. D., and Potter, J. Unpacking the discard equation: Simulating the accumulation of artifacts in the archaeological record. Horr's Island is a significant Archaic period archaeological site located on an island in Southwest Florida formerly known as Horr's 's Island (now called Key Marco, not to be confused with the archaeological site Key Marco) is on the south side of Marco Island in Collier County, site includes four mounds and a shell has one of the oldest known mound burials in.
Nov. 12 th Meeting: John Langan, Archaeological Project Director for Aztec Eng., Phoenix, explained what was learned from the excavation of 25 sites in advance of highway widening along State Ro which stretches from Why, Az., to Interstate 19 just south of Tucson.
Prior archaeological interpretations were based on work at only four sites. Description: Since American Antiquity has published original papers on the archaeology of the New World and on archaeological method, theory, and practice worldwide.
Beginning inmost papers on the archaeology and prehistory of Latin America appear in the Society for American Archaeology's Latin American Antiquity. over ritual activities at Sand Canyon by comparing its overall artifact assem blage with that ofa site interpreted as a primarily nonresidential ceremonial center.
To this end Table and Figure compare the artifact assemblage from intensively excavated areas of Sand Canyon Pueblo with the total as.
The San Tan Chapter formed in May and was formally chartered as a member of The Arizona Archaeological Society on October 4, The Arizona Archaeological Society is an independent nonprofit corporation.
Members are eligible to participate in field trips, excavations, surveys, lab work, and other areas of archaeological interest. Accession number: Call# EA52 v. 59(2) Summary "American Antiquity" Vol. 59 No. 2 April ; Journal of the Society for American Archaeology Contents: Errata New Perspectives on Experimental Archaeology: Surface Treatments and Thermal Response of the Clay Cooking Pot, Michael Brian Schiffer, James M.
Skibo, Tamara C. Boelke, Mark A. Neupert, and Meredith Aronson. Further excavation turned up tools similar to those used by the once-local Tequesta people, and radio-carbon testing suggests the site is nearly 3, years old.El Paso Archaeological Society.
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