Archaeological investigations at the Dutch Canal Ruin, Phoenix, Arizona

archaeology and history along the Papago Freeway corridor
  • 262 Pages
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Museum of Northern Arizona , Flagstaff
Hohokam culture., Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Antiquities., Historic sites -- Arizona -- Phoenix., Excavations (Archaeology) -- Arizona -- Phoenix., Dutch Canal Ruin (Phoenix, Ariz.), Papago Freeway (Phoenix, Ariz.) -- Antiquities., Phoenix (Ariz.) -- Antiquities., Arizona -- Antiqui
Other titlesDutch Canal Ruin.
Statementedited by David H. Greenwald and Richard Ciolek-Torrello ; with contributions by James B. Rodgers ... [et al.].
SeriesMNA research paper -- 38
ContributionsGreenwald, David H., Ciolek-Torrello, Richard., Rodgers, James B., Arizona. Dept. of Transportation
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 262 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22259114M

This report presents the results of combined archaeological testing and excavation conducted at the Dutch Canal ruin site within the Interst Papago Freeway corridor, Phoenix, Arizona. The project was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) was contracted by HNTB Engineers, consultants to ADOT, to complete the archaeological.

Palynological investigations were undertaken at the Dutch Canal Ruins (NA 19,) in Phoenix, Arizona to evaluate the paleoenvironment and to gather data concerning agricultural activities at the site.

In addition, samples were taken from pitstructure floors and activity areas in an effort to address activities involving plant processing and utilization at the site.

Archaeological Investigations at the Dutch Canal Ruin, Phoenix, Arizona: Archaeology and History Along the Papago Freeway Corridor () Archaeological Investigations at the Grand Canal Ruins: A Classic Period Site in Phoenix, Arizona Volume 1 ().

This report presents the results of the archaeological excavation of a prehistoric Hohokam village known as the Grand canal Ruins (AZ T(ASU) and AZ T(ASU)).

Excavations were performed at the site in in advance of the Squaw Peak Parkway, a city-funded transportation project located in Phoenix, Arizona. The archaeological work was conducted by Soil Systems, Inc., for the City of.

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The City of Phoenix has an Archaeology Section administered by the Parks and Recreation Department. This section is headquartered at Pueblo Grande Museum. Archaeological functions of the City are managed by the City Archaeologist.

The City of Phoenix has had a City Archaeologist sincethe first in the nation. The ruins are some of the largest found in the state Phoenix an estimated rooms, however, portions of the ruins were bulldozed for construction projects between the s and s.

Today, the ruins are partially restored and a museum and bookstore exist at the site to provide more information about the ruins and the people who lived there. A practice that was common among tribes in California and western Arizona, evidence has been found at various archaeological sites that show the Hohokam practiced cremation of their dead and buried the remains along with items like jewelry.

This lasted a few hundred years until they returned to regular burials. Research within the last 3 to 5 years is summarized for the southern part of the southwestern United States and adjacent northwest Mexico.

In an effort to identify important new sources of information, the literature of contract archaeology is cited, along with more widely available journal and book publications.

Topics considered include Late Archaic farmers, early ceramic villages. A free listing of Arizona Archaeology Month events as well as brochures on archaeological sites in the state of Arizona—complete with descriptions, hours of operation, directions, and a map—can be obtained by calling the Arizona State Parks State Historic Preservation Office ator by e-mail: [email protected] Archaeology.

Oct. Annual Arizona Archaeological Council Fall Conference, Arizona History Museum, Tucson Oct. AAS Fall State Meeting, Mazatzal Hotel & Casino, Payson, Az The Phoenix Chapter meets at 7 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Community Room at the Pueblo Grande Museum, E.

Washington St., Phoenix. Archaeological Investigations at the Deer Valley Site: by Donald E. Dove, Phoenix Chapter. 86 pages, 20 maps, photographs, drawings. This descriptive report covers field work conducted from to by the Arizona Archaeological Society near Cave Creek stream in north Phoenix Valley south of present day Deer Valley Road.

Coins, bones, toys and weapons are among the hundreds of thousands of artifacts recently surfaced from the canals of Amsterdam. Meticulously catalogued by location and organized by age, these finds span the Dutch capital’s year history. Their rediscovery and display was made possible by a massive excavation project being undertaken to create a new metro.

The purpose of this website is to document some of the lesser-known prehistoric archaeological sites throughout Arizona. Many of the most spectacular Native American ruins in the state are operated as tourist attractions, with parking lots, sidewalks, guardrails, descriptive signs, and tour guides or Park Rangers keeping an eye on things.

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Ruins near Phoenix, Arizona. Due to rapid construction many archeological sites in central Arizona (including the Phoenix-area) haven’t been well-preserved. These sites aren’t as impressive as some of the others, but their location and ease of access can’t be beat.

Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park. The caliche “Big House” at Casa Grande Ruins in Arizona was built near the zenith of the Hohokam culture in the 14th century. By the late s, the Hohokam were perhaps the most populous cultural group in the Southwest.

But around this time, something triggered their precipitous decline. AND THE ClTY OF PHOENIX REGARDING THE reconfiguration of Sky Harbor Boulevard may affect the resources known as Dutch Canal Ruin [AZ T(ASM)] and Pueblo Salado [AZ T(ASM)].

The proposed APM Stage 2 East and Once archaeological investigations are completed for each identified phase, the FAA shall. 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. This book has information about 21 different Indian ruins in Arizona, all of which are said to be less well-known.

Although the version on Google Books has some pages left out, several chapters are available. Each chapter includes both longitude/latitude coordinates and maps. Hiking Ruins Seldom Seen. In addition, here is the book’s website. The adobe and stone ruins located at East Washington Street in Phoenix, Arizona have been recognized as a prehistoric village since the s.

Archaeologists have probed these buried deposits since the s, and the City of Phoenix has preserved the central portion of the site since In the mids, two portions of the modern-day. is a platform for academics to share research papers.

Riding the Arizona Canal. The banks of the Phoenix Canal System have become popular for biking because it is the perfect way to explore the city. While 9 canals make up the Valley’s canal system, the Arizona Canal is the longest and northernmost canal.

The Arizona Canal is. Up: Contents Previous: INDIAN TRIBES: LOCALITY, NUMBERS, AND GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. Next: SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION. ONE of the most interesting features connected with an exploration of Arizona is the examination of the ruins of a prehistoric race, who were evidently well advanced in civilization, and possessing many of the comforts and conveniences of civilized life.

Welcome to the Arizona Archaeological Society. The Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) welcomes you to our web site where you can learn more about archaeology around the state and how to actively participate in learning about and preserving our Arizona heritage.

AAS is a volunteer organization that is over 50 years old with a rich and varied. The Navajo National Monument is more than just Native American ruins that are fun to visit and take photos of, but they have also become an icon for the state of Arizona.

They’re located in the northwest part of the state and are thought to have been built around the yearsimilar to many of the other ruins throughout the region. The University of Arizona Press. The University of Arizona Press E.

University Blvd. P.O. Box Tucson, AZ Our offices are located on the fifth floor of the Main Library building, to your right as you exit the elevators.

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Office hours are 8 a.m. Arizona Archaeological Ruins | Ancient Indian Ruins in Arizona __ "For the convenience of both residents and Arizona tourists, Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park __ "Pueblo Grande museum is located at a 1, year-old Hohokam village ruins in modern day Phoenix.

For over 70 years the museum has been dedicated to the study and. This is why The Archaeology of Ancient Arizona is such a treasure. In a clearly written, easy-to-understand way, it makes Arizona archaeology come alive for the general reader.

The book is filled with information on the prehistory and early history of Arizona, but despite the abundance of data, it doesn't overwhelm the reader. Contact Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Ruins Drive, Coolidge, AZ Phone CASA MALPAIS {Mogollon} (near Springerville, AZ) [* NPE].

Northern Arizona is famous for its plentiful archaeological sites and natural wonders. Within an hour and a half of Flagstaff there are no less than six National Monuments, including Wupatki, Sunset Crater, Walnut Canyon, Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well, and Tuzigoot.

Also close by is Coconino. The Arizona Canal Path is one of the longest multi-use trails in Maricopa County, running between Peoria, Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale and the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community along both sides of the Arizona Canal, one of the county's vital waterways.

The trail, paved at times and unpaved at others, provides access to a large number.Supervised archaeological survey and data recovery in Tonto Basin for the Arizona Public Service Cholla-Saguaro project (); conducted post-doctoral research on the Grasshopper Ruin in Title: Senior Archaeologist at Statistical.

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Both reside close to the Salt River, a tributary to the Gila River, and the main river that flows through the Phoenix area. Official Website. Stop #5: Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park (Globe, AZ) Besh-Ba-Gowah is a room, partially reconstructed pueblo of the Salado people of the Tonto basin, who lived in the area between AD and the.