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Archaeological Investigations At A Spanish Colonial Site, (41ka26-B) Karnes County, Texas, Cynthia L. Tennis Jan 2001

Archaeological Investigations At A Spanish Colonial Site, (41ka26-B) Karnes County, Texas, Cynthia L. Tennis

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In July, 1998, the Center for Archaeology Research (CAR) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) was awarded a contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for artifact analysis and report composition on archaeological investigations at a Spanish Colonial period site in Karnes County in south Texas. The data for this analysis and interpretation was recovered during 1985 TxDOT excavations at site 41KA26.

Forty-five test units and seven shovel tests were excavated resulting in the recovery of approximately 4000 artifacts including over 1000 peives of animal bone, 445 Native American pottery sherds, 404 pieces of Spanish ceramics ...


Results Of Testing At Site 41ka87 Karnes County, Texas, Alan J. Wormser, A. Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1988

Results Of Testing At Site 41ka87 Karnes County, Texas, Alan J. Wormser, A. Joachim Mcgraw

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Archaeological site 41KA87 was tested by the cultural resources staff of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT) in September, 1987. Few prehistoric tools were found and well-defined features were lacking. Cultural deposits were about 50 cm thick and contained lithic debris, mussel shell, and other evidence of prehistoric occupation. The cultural material recovered suggests that site 41KA87 was occupied during the Late Archaic and Late Prehistoric periods. The site is not considered eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places, and it is not recommended for listing as a State Archeological Landmark.


Research Design For Testing Archaeological Site 41ka25 Karnes County Fm 81: At Cibolo Creek, Joe T. Denton Jan 1984

Research Design For Testing Archaeological Site 41ka25 Karnes County Fm 81: At Cibolo Creek, Joe T. Denton

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Archaeological Site 41KA25 is located on the east bank of Cibolo Creek on both sides of FM 81 in Karnes County. The site appears to be a multicomponent campsite which has been previously disrupted by highway construction and cultivation.

Testing of portions of the site within the proposed highway right-of-way is being initiated by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT) in accordance with Procedures for the Protection of Historic and Cultural Properties (36 CFR Part 800), procedures which are prescribed by law and endorsed by the Federal Highway Administration. Objectives of the test are to determine the ...


An Archaeological And Historical Survey Of The Haase, Moy And Wiatrek Properties Of The Conquista Project, Karnes County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1979

An Archaeological And Historical Survey Of The Haase, Moy And Wiatrek Properties Of The Conquista Project, Karnes County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw

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During mid-April 1979, personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an archaeological and historical survey of areas proposed for modification in the Conquista Project Continental Oil Company leases of the Haase, Moy, and Wiatrek properties in northern Karnes County, Texas. The purpose of surface investigation was to make an assessment of any archaeological or historical resources discovered on the properties and to make recommendations regarding such resources. The archaeological survey was conducted under the terms of an agreement between Mr. Morris Merritt of the Conquista Project and the Center for Archaeological Research ...


An Archaeological Survey Of The Nichols Creek Channel Modification, Karnes County, Texas, Anne Adams Fox Jan 1974

An Archaeological Survey Of The Nichols Creek Channel Modification, Karnes County, Texas, Anne Adams Fox

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During the week of November 17-23, 1974, the author conducted an archaeological survey on Nichols Creek in the town of Kenedy, Karnes County, Texas. The survey was conducted under an agreement between the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service (SCS) and The University of Texas at San Antonio, Center for Archaeological Research (a part of Purchase Order No. 427-TX-SCS-75). The project was under the general supervision of Dr. Thomas Hester.

The SCS proposes to channelize a major portion of the creek and of the area where it joins Escondido Creek, to prevent future flooding within the town. The ...