The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Research Design [No. 162 Vol. 1]
EditorsHeathington, Carol Ann
Gregory, David A.
KeywordsExcavations (Archaeology) -- Arizona -- Las Colinas Site.
Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- Antiquities.
Las Colinas site (Ariz.)
Arizona -- Antiquities.
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Other TitlesArizona State Museum Archaeological Series No. 162 Vol. 1
CitationHeathington, Carol Ann and David A. Gregory (Eds.) 1985 The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Research Design. Arizona State Museum Archaeological Series No. 162 V.1. Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson.
DescriptionThe 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Research Design. David A. Gregory, Fred L. Nials, Patricia L. Crown, Lynn S. Teague, David A. Phillips, Jr. Edited by Carol Ann Heathington and David A. Gregory. Prepared for The Arizona Department of Transportation, Contract 82-10 Project I-10-2(86). Cultural Resource Management Division, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. 1985. Archaeological Series 162, Volume 1.
AbstractThis volume presents the research design constructed to guide both the field work and analysis stages of the Las Colinas Project. It is the first in a series of seven volumes covering the project; the remaining volumes will document and interpret the substantive results of the research. The seven volumes are collectively designated as Arizona State Museum Archaeological Series 162. The Las Colinas Project was conducted by the Cultural Resource Management Division of the Arizona State Museum, under my direction. The work was performed under the provisions of Contract 82-10, Project I-10-2(86) with the Arizona Department of Transportation, and was sponsored by that agency, in cooperation with the Federal Highways Administration. In accordance with state and federal laws, the project was designed to mitigate the impacts to archaeological resources which would result from the construction of a segment of Interstate Highway 10. The primary focus of the project was on the large Sedentary and Clasic period Hohokam site of Las Colinas, AZ T:12:10 (ASM), but work was also undertaken at AZ T:12:38 (ASM), a much smaller site located within the freeway corridor and some 3 kilometers west of Las Colinas. Excavations at Las Colinas were accomplished during two field seasons, from September 1982 to April 1983, and from October 1983 to February 1984; the second field season was necessitated by the addition of some 10,000 square meters of new right-of-way to the project area, an alteration in the scope of work which occurred in April of 1983, as the originally proposed field work was nearing completion. Field studies of the canals and related features at the site were con- ducted during June and July of 1983 under the direction of Fred L. Nials. A field laboratory operated during both field seasons, and in-house analyses of the materials recovered began in February of 1983 and were completed in August of 1984. (Excerpt from Preface)