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Published by SWCA, Inc. in Flagstaff, Ariz .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hohokam culture.,
  • Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Antiquities.,
  • Irrigation canals and flumes -- Arizona -- Phoenix.,
  • Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Arizona -- Phoenix.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Arizona -- Phoenix.,
  • Pueblo Salado Site (Phoenix, Ariz.),
  • Dutch Canal Ruin (Phoenix, Ariz.),
  • Phoenix (Ariz.) -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited and compiled by David H. Greenwald ; with contributions by Kirk C. Anderson ... [et al.].
SeriesSWCA anthropological research paper -- no. 4
ContributionsGreenwald, David H., Anderson, Kirk C.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22258788M

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Early Desert Farming and Irrigation Settlements: Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center (Volume 2) 2nd ed. Edition by David H. Greenwald (Editor), Mark L. Chenault (Editor), Dawn M. Greenwald (Editor), & ISBN ISBN Format: Paperback. Early Desert Farming and Irrigation Settlements Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center David H. Greenwald (Editor), Mark L. Chenault . The Paperback of the Early Desert Farming and Irrigation Settlements: Archaeological Investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center by David H. Greenwald Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Get this from a library! Early desert farming and irrigation settlements: archaeological investigations in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Center. [David H Greenwald; Kirk C Anderson;].

Occupation at Dutch Canal Ruin began at seasonal field house loci during the Snaketown phase; at this time the first canals were constructed. Field house settlements and seasonal occupation continued through the Colonial period, with activities related primarily to agriculture. The irrigation settlements and canals, some of the earliest documented in Canal System 2, dated to the late Pioneer and early Colonial periods. The project area was abandoned before the Classic period. At Pueblo Salado, settlement was established during the Soho phase and continued through the Civano phase and into the Polvoron phase. griculture and Early Settlements Agriculture. or growing plants and raising animals for food. Changed human society forever. Agriculture was more reliable than hunting and gathering. People began to herd or keep Wild annuals in pens. also planted seeds from wild grasses. using hoes and digging sticks. had become Size: KB. DK History: Early Farming. Farming began c. 10, BC on land that became known as the FERTILE CRESCENT. Hunter-gatherers, who had traveled to the area in search of food, began to harvest (gather) wild grains they found growing there. They scattered spare grains on the ground to grow more food.

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