Accession Number:

ADA286925

Title:

Archeological Testing Fort Hood: 1994-1995. Volume 2

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 1994-Oct 1996

Corporate Author:

MARIAH ASSOCIATES INC AUSTIN TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

514.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of significance testing on 56 prehistoric cultural resource sites located in maneuver training areas at Fort Hood, Texas. This document has been prepared in compliance with Army Regulation 420-40 Historic Preservation, as is required by the Fort Hood Historic Preservation Plan. Under contract to Fort Hood, the testing was conducted by TRC Mariah Associates,Inc. during 1994 and 1995. The 56 prehistoric sites were tested using 158 manually excavated test pits, totaling 185 cubic meters, and 187 backhoe trenches totaling about 3,400 cubic meters. These excavations discovered 88 prehistoric features including 44 burned rock middens, 24 hearths, five burned rock mounds, eight burned rock concentrations, three burials, two ash lens, and two occupation zones. The manual excavations removed 4,704 kg 5.8 tons of burned rock and collected more than 58,000 artifacts and samples. These include 47,519 lithic debitage, 5,206 bone specimens, 2,361 samples, 949 bivalve shells, 883 lithic tools, and 216 projectile points

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE