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Final Report Of Significance Testing At Site 41ep880 On Artcraft Road El Paso County, Texas, Christine G. Ward, Barbara J. Hickman Jan 1997

Final Report Of Significance Testing At Site 41ep880 On Artcraft Road El Paso County, Texas, Christine G. Ward, Barbara J. Hickman

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

Test excavations were undertaken at 41EP880 in northwest El Paso County, Texas in January of 1994 by archeologists from the Environmental Affairs Division of the Texas Department of Transportation. The site is located along the lower portion of an alluvial fan of the Franklin Mountains overlooking the Rio Grande Valley.

The project calls for an additional 18 m (60 ft.) of right-of-way in the vicinity of the archeological site, which extends both to the north and the south of the existing road. All additional right-of-way will be acquired from the northern side of Artcraft Road. Since the existing roadway cuts ...


Fire-Cracked Rock Use And Reuse In The Hueco Bolson, Fort Bliss, Texas, Cynthia L. Tennis, Johanna M. Hunziker, Jeff D. Leach Jan 1997

Fire-Cracked Rock Use And Reuse In The Hueco Bolson, Fort Bliss, Texas, Cynthia L. Tennis, Johanna M. Hunziker, Jeff D. Leach

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

The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an analysis of 29,058 pieces of fire-cracked rock and burned caliche selected from a sample of hundreds of features tested as part of the Hueco Mountain Archaeological Project at Fort Bliss, Texas. Feature and non-feature material included in this analysis were collected from site FB 13237 located on the proximal fan, FB 12719 within the basin area, and FB 12412 situated in the transitional zone between the two.

The goal of the analysis was to identify patterns of attribute variability in burned rock that could ...


Archaeological Testing Of Six Sites Along U.S. Highway 56 El Paso County, Texas, John W. Clark Jan 1981

Archaeological Testing Of Six Sites Along U.S. Highway 56 El Paso County, Texas, John W. Clark

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

Six prehistoric sites along the proposed route of U.S. Highway 54 in El Paso County, Texas, were tested during the spring and summer of 1981. No further work is recommended at four of these sites due to the paucity of recovered materials and the general deflated and eroded nature of the sites.

Two sites are recommended for further work. Testing of Site 41EP321 produced two probable pithouse features with buried charcoal lenses and possible post holes as well as numerous varied artifacts including Mimbres Black-on-White, Chupardero Black-on-White, El Paso Brown, and El Paso Polychrome pottery types. Testing of Site ...