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Kentucky Archaeological Site Survey Form, Office Of The State Archaeologist, University Of Kentucky Jul 1986

Kentucky Archaeological Site Survey Form, Office Of The State Archaeologist, University Of Kentucky

Indian Head Rock Project

Archaeological Site Survey Form completed by the Office of the State Archaeologist at the University of Kentucky related to the Indian Head Rock on July 2, 1986.


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bl301 Bell County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1986

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bl301 Bell County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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Testing of Site 41BL301 on FM 3467 in Bell County, Texas, was undertaken in May 1986 to assess the site's potential for nomination as a State Archeological Landmark, and to determine site depth, cultural context and archaeological significance. The site is located along a second terrace on the south side of Nolan Creek in the western outskirts of Belton, Texas. The majority of the site lies outside the highway right-of-way along the terrace system. Results of the testing indicate that those portions of the site within the project limit contain a minimal prehistoric component--probably a lithic procurement source--of unknown ...


An Ancient Maya Hafted Stone Tool From Northern Belize, Harry J. Shafer, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1986

An Ancient Maya Hafted Stone Tool From Northern Belize, Harry J. Shafer, Thomas R. Hester

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In 1974, the late Dennis Puleston excavated a hafted stone artifact from the mucky fill of an ancient canal near San Antonio, Orange Walk District, in northern Belize. The artifact consists of several pieces of a wooden handle and a large chipped stone biface originally set in a mortise haft through the handle.


An Archaeological Survey Of Converse City Park, Bexar County, Texas, Ralph Snavely Jan 1986

An Archaeological Survey Of Converse City Park, Bexar County, Texas, Ralph Snavely

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On March 3-4, 1986, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), conducted a survey of approximately 25 acres, comprising the Converse City Park on the south edge of Converse in Bexar County, Texas. The survey was required to comply with federal regulations. One area within the development zone was found to have a light surface scatter of cultural materials. This lithic scatter was recorded and assigned a permanent state site designation (41BX698). An intensive search of the site area failed to produce any concentration of cultural materials other than the one area. No ...


Laredo, Texas: Gateway Community On The Texas Borderlands, Archaeological And Historical Investigations For The Laredo City Toll Plaza, William J. Folan, I. Waynne Cox, Anne A. Fox, Gilberto M. Hinojosa Jan 1986

Laredo, Texas: Gateway Community On The Texas Borderlands, Archaeological And Historical Investigations For The Laredo City Toll Plaza, William J. Folan, I. Waynne Cox, Anne A. Fox, Gilberto M. Hinojosa

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In July 1980, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted archaeological and historical investigations at sites designated as 41 WB 36,41 WB 37, and 41 WB 38, which are located in a residential district on the east side of the town of Laredo, Texas. These sites are represented by late historic foundations which were uncovered after a group of houses were razed to make way for a new toll bridge complex to facilitate international travel between the United States and the Republic of Mexico. A short history of Laredo and of the four ...


Archaeological Investigations At Morgan Chapel Cemetery (41bp200), A Historic Cemetery In Bastrop County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1986

Archaeological Investigations At Morgan Chapel Cemetery (41bp200), A Historic Cemetery In Bastrop County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

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During August 1984, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio, and City Public Service (CPS) of San Antonio relocated the burials from Morgan Chapel Cemetery (41 BP 200), in Bastrop County, Texas. Twenty-one burials, of which 13 were unmarked, were located, exposed, recorded, and removed for reinterment in the nearby McDade and Ridgeway Cemeteries. The nature of the clay subsoil at the site obscured grave outlines, which made detection of unmarked burials quite difficult. This situation resulted in a decision by CPS, following consultation with representatives of the Texas Historical Commission and ...


Additional Archaeological And Historical Studies For The Fairmount Hotel Project In San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1986

Additional Archaeological And Historical Studies For The Fairmount Hotel Project In San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

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The purpose of this archaeological project was to evaluate the cultural resource significance of the southern portion of Lot 6, its potential for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and as a State Archeological Landmark, and to determine if development would cause significant damage to subsurface deposits. The field work was conducted by George Deaton, Joe Tovar, Kenny Wright, and Joseph Labadie (Project Director) under the supervision of Dr. Thomas R. Hester, Center Director, and Jack D. Eaton, Associate Director. All field notes and materials recovered from testing are curated at the Center for Archaeological Research at The ...


Archeaological Testing Of Site 41vv801 Val Verde County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1986

Archeaological Testing Of Site 41vv801 Val Verde County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw

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During March of 1986, archaeologists from the cultural resources staff of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT) conducted limited testing at the prehistoric site of 41VV801 in eastern Val Verde County, Texas. Portions of the site, which is located along a terrace remnant between Miers Draw and Red Bluff Creek, extend into the right-of-way of US Highway 277. The area within the right-of-way was investigated to determine the site's significance and its merit as a State Archeological Landmark. The results of testing indicated that the site had been disturbed extensively by a long span of natural ...


Archaeological Testing At Sunrise Canyon Subdivision (41bx441), Universal City, Texas, Kenneth M. Brown Jan 1986

Archaeological Testing At Sunrise Canyon Subdivision (41bx441), Universal City, Texas, Kenneth M. Brown

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From January 3-7, 1984, a field crew from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, consisting of Kenneth Brown, Ralph Snavely, and Margaret Greco spent approximately 12 person-days testing archaeological deposits at Sunrise Canyon subdivision (Unit 2) in Universal City, Bexar County, for Sitterle & Companies, the developer.

No further field work is recommended at site 41 BX 441. While further excavation, at least in the vicinity of Test Pit 1, might augment the collection of artifacts from the site, the geologic setting indicates that the context of deposition would be much the same as a ...


Archaeological Survey And Backhoe Testing For Flume No. 3 Right-Of-Way At Coleto Creek Reservoir, Goliad County, Texas, Kenneth M. Brown Jan 1986

Archaeological Survey And Backhoe Testing For Flume No. 3 Right-Of-Way At Coleto Creek Reservoir, Goliad County, Texas, Kenneth M. Brown

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During August 1983, archaeological survey and testing were conducted at Flume No.3 for the Coleto Creek power plant reservoir in Goliad County, Texas. The work included survey of the entire Flume No.3 route, testing one site (41 GD 30B) located at the flume outlet on Coleto Creek, survey and testing of an alternate fl ume route downstream, and testi ng at another site designated 41 GD 31. The right-of-way survey revealed a historic site (41 GD 48) in the proposed spoil area; no further work is recommended at this site. Testing at 41 GD 30B provided necessary additional ...


Test Excavations Of Site 41nl20 Nolan County, Texas, Jerry Henderson Jan 1986

Test Excavations Of Site 41nl20 Nolan County, Texas, Jerry Henderson

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Site 41NL20 is located on the south terrace of Sweetwater Creek at County Road 216 in Nolan County, Texas. Archaeological testing, con-fined to the county road right-of-way and a temporary 50-ft. easement on the east side of the county road, was conducted by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT) in 1983 and 1986 and produced a small quantity of chert debitage and a partially intact hearth. No prehistoric tools were recovered and no concentrations of debitage or activity areas were discerned. The main portion of the site appears to lie on private property east of the tested ...


Archaeological Investigations Within The Right-Of-Way Of Ih 27 At Yellowhouse Draw Lubbock County, Texas, Jerry Henderson Jan 1986

Archaeological Investigations Within The Right-Of-Way Of Ih 27 At Yellowhouse Draw Lubbock County, Texas, Jerry Henderson

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Machine testing was conducted by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation in a small area bounded by the right-of-way of IH 27 on the north side of Yellowhouse Draw in Lubbock County, Texas. The area was tested because of the high probability of buried cultural materials; however, no archaeological materials were encountered. Soil deposits equating to the Archaic and Ceramic Periods at the Lubbock Lake Site (Strata 3, 4, and 5 at Lubbock Lake) were present but they did not contain remains of a material culture.


Excavations At Site 41ck193: Cultural Resource Investigations Along Sh 158 West Of The Town Of Edith Coke County, Texas, Alan J. Wormser Jan 1986

Excavations At Site 41ck193: Cultural Resource Investigations Along Sh 158 West Of The Town Of Edith Coke County, Texas, Alan J. Wormser

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Test excavations were conducted at Site 41CK193 by members of the cultural resources staff at the Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT). The excavation was completed between November 17 and 19, 1986, as part of a road improvement project along SH 158 in northwestern Coke County. A few cutting implements and a blade core were found by Wayne C. Young of the SDHPT in a general surface collection which he made in September of 1986. Subsequently, four 1 by 1 meter test units and a single 2 by 2 meter test unit were excavated by hand to ...


Archaeological Testing Site 41wh85 Wharton County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1986

Archaeological Testing Site 41wh85 Wharton County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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Archaeological site 41WH85 was located by the author during a routine archaeological survey of FM 442 in June of 1986. A small area about 100 ft. in diameter was located north of FM 442, west of the San Bernard River, and east of a private gravel driveway (Fig. 1), and contained a quantity of small oyster shell fragments and very scattered flint flakes. Surface visibility was quite limited by waist-high native prairie grasses. It was noted that all shell fragments were found along an eroded surface between the gravel driveway and the San Bernard River. Once right-of-way limits were defined ...


Archaeological Investigations At Eisenhower Park, Northern Bexar County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1986

Archaeological Investigations At Eisenhower Park, Northern Bexar County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw

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During December 1985, a cultural resources assessment was made within the 350-acre property of Eisenhower Park in northern Bexar County, Texas. Systematic survey of the property and limited subsurface testing at four newly recorded and two previously recorded prehistoric sites were done. All sites are characterized by a deflated scatter of lithic debris. None of the sites examined are deemed potentially eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or to be designated as a State Archeological Landmark.


Archaeological Investigations At The United States Arsenal Site (41bx622), San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox Jan 1986

Archaeological Investigations At The United States Arsenal Site (41bx622), San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox

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Test excavations were carried out at two locations on the grounds of the old U.S. Arsenal in downtown San Antonio, Texas, in December 1983. Backhoe trenching at the north end of the site revealed no indication of the location of an acequia lateral suspected to run through the area. Test excavations at the south end of the stone stable building found no indication of the location of a stairway which is presumed to have led to a second story doorway in the wall of the building. Historical research resulted in production of a history of the Arsenal from the ...


Archaeological Studies At The Cps Butler Lignite Prospect, Bastrop And Lee Counties, Texas, 1983, Kenneth M. Brown Jan 1986

Archaeological Studies At The Cps Butler Lignite Prospect, Bastrop And Lee Counties, Texas, 1983, Kenneth M. Brown

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In May and June 1983, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, performed a pedestrian survey intended to provide 100% coverage of 288 hectares of land in the CPS Butler lignite prospect. The survey area was divided into five separate tracts in Bastrop and Lee Counties; four of these tracts had been examined in an earlier reconnaissance-level survey, and the present survey was intended in large part to emphasize heavily vegetated areas not thoroughly covered by the earlier survey. Five sites were located; all had some prehistoric cultural debris, but two were chiefly ...


Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Uvalde Sanitary Landfill Area, Uvalde County, Texas, H. Ray Smith Jan 1986

Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Uvalde Sanitary Landfill Area, Uvalde County, Texas, H. Ray Smith

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During May 1985, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, under contract with W. H. Mullins, Inc., Consulting Engineers, conducted a 100% archaeological survey at the proposed Uvalde Sanitary Landfill area located on the Kellogg and Rodriguez leases approximately 3.8 miles southwest of Uvalde, Texas. The area is located adjacent to FM481.

The Rodriguez lease (63 acres) yielded one isolated artifact (Clear Fork tool). No other cultural materials were observed.

The Kellogg lease (63 acres) yielded one isolated artifact (end and/or side scraper). In addition, a small area of lithic scatter was observed ...


An Archaeological Survey And Monitoring Of The Razing Of The Acuna Furniture And Music Company Building, Downtown San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1986

An Archaeological Survey And Monitoring Of The Razing Of The Acuna Furniture And Music Company Building, Downtown San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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In September 1985, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, was requested to conduct an investigation of the archaeological potential of the Acuña Furniture and Music Company building located at 125 North Flores Street, San Antonio, Texas. An archival search, to determine the construction period of the present building and possible prior structures, was conducted, and an on-site inspection was made. Both indicated that no historic resources would be affected by the demolition of the building. The demolition of the building was monitored to assure that no artifacts were revealed. No further work is recommended ...


An Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Water Main In Val Verde County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1986

An Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Water Main In Val Verde County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

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

During September 11-13, 1985, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an archaeological survey of a proposed water main pipeline for the Department of the Army, Albuquerque District, Corps of Engineers. The pedestrian survey identified one archaeological site (41 VV 810) that produced no temporally diagnostic artifacts. Construction of the water main will not adversely affect the site.


Excavations Of Portions Of The San Pedro Acequia (41bx337) And A Search Fro The Arocha Acequia, San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1986

Excavations Of Portions Of The San Pedro Acequia (41bx337) And A Search Fro The Arocha Acequia, San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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Upon notification that the upper San Pedro Acequia was known to be below the anticipated parking lot to be constructed for the VIA Metropolitan Transit System, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) contacted the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, to investigate and document the site. A representative from the THC examined the site and requested minimal excavation and documentation of the San Pedro Acequia in this location. We recommend that this portion of the San Pedro Acequia is eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.

Following the work on the San Pedro ...


La Villita Earthworks (41bx677): San Antonio, Texas A Preliminary Report Of Investigations Of Mexican Siege Works At The Battle Of The Alamo, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1986

La Villita Earthworks (41bx677): San Antonio, Texas A Preliminary Report Of Investigations Of Mexican Siege Works At The Battle Of The Alamo, Joseph H. Labadie

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La Villita Earthworks is located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, Texas. The site appears to have been formed initially in late February 1836, by Mexican soldiers with General Santa Anna’s invading forces during the second battle of the Alamo. The outcome of this battle has been the topic for literally thousands of books over the past 149 years. Now, for the first time, archaeological evidence has been discovered which provides the first real glimpse at the Mexican side of the battle of the Alamo. The ramifications of the discovery are yet to be fully realized. Military historians ...


Test Excavations At Site 41lk269 Live Oak County, Texas, Glenn T. Goode Jan 1986

Test Excavations At Site 41lk269 Live Oak County, Texas, Glenn T. Goode

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Archaeological site 41LK269 is a prehistoric open campsite located on a Pleistocene terrace remnant of the Nueces River near George West, Texas. The small portion of the site which remains within the right-of-way of US Highway 59 produced a meager sample of aboriginal materials. The cultural remains, devoid of diagnostic artifacts, consist of lithic artifacts and fire-cracked rock. The absence of diagnostic materials precludes an accurate assessment of the occupation time frame. The recovery indicates that that portion of the site which occurs within the highway right-of-way does not merit nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or designation ...


Archaeological Testing Of Historic Sites To Be Affected By Construction Of Ih 410 Through The San Antonio Missions National Park City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1986

Archaeological Testing Of Historic Sites To Be Affected By Construction Of Ih 410 Through The San Antonio Missions National Park City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr.

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The State Department of Highways and Public Transportation plans to add access lanes along segments of Loop 410 (IH 410) in the City of San Antonio, Texas. The project traverses the acequia systems of Missions San Francisco de la Espada and San Juan Capistrano and also is adjacent to an historic site, 41BX252, which is the possible location of some historical structures. Backhoe trenching and hand excavation, conducted December 8 and 9, 1986, produced no nineteenth century or Spanish Colonial materials, and also revealed that the segments of the acequias and desagues (laterals) within the project right-of-way had been disturbed ...


Archaeological Investigations At 41lk201 Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas, Cheryl Lynn Highley Jan 1986

Archaeological Investigations At 41lk201 Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas, Cheryl Lynn Highley

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Two phases of archaeological investigations were carried out by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, in the Choke Canyon Reservoir region in south Texas. Sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the investigations were necessitated by the impending dam construction and subsequent filling of the reservoir. During Phase I, numerous prehistoric sites were recorded and tested. As a result, several sites were recommended for additional excavations during Phase II. Site 41LK201 was selected for intensive investigations because it contained both Archaic and Late Prehistoric cultural remains, was well stratified, and contained preserved charcoal ...


Early Evidence Of Maya Hieroglyphic Writing At Kichpanha, Belize, Eric C. Gibson, Leslie C. Shaw, Daniel R. Finamore Jan 1986

Early Evidence Of Maya Hieroglyphic Writing At Kichpanha, Belize, Eric C. Gibson, Leslie C. Shaw, Daniel R. Finamore

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Archaeological research, conducted intermittently at Kichpanha, Belize, from 1973 to 1983 was primarily limited to surveying and mapping. During the 1985 season, test excavations initiated in the 1983 season were continued (Gibson 1985a). House mounds and plazuela groups yielded further evidence of extensive use of the site from the Xe and early facet Mamom phases (relatively dated to approximately 900-700 B.C.), until its near total abandonment in the Early Postclassic (ca. A.D. 900-1000). In this paper we present some preliminary results of the 1985 season at Kichpanha in the context of our research foci which included economic relationships ...


Moccasin Confluence: Occupation And Settlement In The Lower Fredericksburg Basin Of The Edwards Plateau, Joel Gunn, Anne C. Kerr Jan 1986

Moccasin Confluence: Occupation And Settlement In The Lower Fredericksburg Basin Of The Edwards Plateau, Joel Gunn, Anne C. Kerr

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During the summer of 1982 the eastern half of Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park was surveyed and sites tested. The work was sponsored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and performed by Center for Archaeological Research and the Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences, The University of Texas at San Antonio. The Principal Investigator was Joel D. Gunn. The field work was conducted by the field course in archaeology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Members (listed in the Acknowledgments section) of the Anthropology Laboratory class assisted the Principal Investigator with laboratory analysis. Most of the ...


The Clemente And Herminia Hinojosa Site, 41jw8: A Toyah Horizon Campsite In Southern Texas, Stephen L. Black Jan 1986

The Clemente And Herminia Hinojosa Site, 41jw8: A Toyah Horizon Campsite In Southern Texas, Stephen L. Black

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Site 41JW8 is a major prehistoric occupation site located along Chiltipin Creek in Jim Wells County, in southern Texas. Excavations at the site in 1981 recovered a single component that can be linked with the Toyah horizon. Radiocarbon dating of three fire features places the occupation to around A.D. 1350-1400. The excavation of 82 m2 clustered in blocks produced an abundance of well-preserved data. Special studies of faunal and botanical remains and analyses of artifacts and cultural refuse distributions provide the basis for addressing various research problems. The site is shown to be a base camp where hunting and ...


The Prehistoric Sites At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas: Results Of Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations, Grant D. Hall, Thomas R. Hester, Stephen L. Black Jan 1986

The Prehistoric Sites At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas: Results Of Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations, Grant D. Hall, Thomas R. Hester, Stephen L. Black

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Reported in this volume are the results of archaeological investigations at 72 prehistoric sites located in the basin of Choke Canyon Reservoir on the Frio River in Live Oak and McMullen Counties, southern Texas. The sites investigated in this study will be affected in one way or another by a lake formed after construction of Choke Canyon Dam, a project of the United States Bureau of Reclamation CUSBR). The research was sponsored by the USBR as the second and final phase of a two-stage program of archaeological investigations designed to mitigate damage or destruction of cultural resources resulting from dam ...