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Technical Brief 20 archeological resource damage assessment:  legal basis and methods

Appendix A

ARPA Uniform Regulations Examples of Protected Archeological Resources (Section__.3(a)(3)(i-x))

  1. Surface or subsurface structures, shelters, facilities, or features, including, but not limited to:
    • domestic structures
    • storage structures
    • cooking structures
    • ceremonial structures
    • artificial mounds
    • earthworks
    • fortifications
    • canals
    • reservoirs
    • gardens or fields
    • bedrock mortars
    • grinding surfaces
    • rock alignments
    • cairns
    • trails
    • borrow pits
    • cooking pits
    • refuse pits
    • burial pits or graves
    • hearths
    • kilns
    • post molds
    • wall trenches
    • middens
  2. Surface or subsurface artifact concentrations or scatters
  3. Whole or fragmentary tools, implements, containers, weapons or weapon projectiles, clothing, and ornaments, including, but not limited to:
    • pottery
    • other ceramics
    • cordage
    • basketry
    • other weaving
    • bottles
    • other glassware
    • bone
    • ivory
    • shell
    • metal
    • wood
    • hide
    • feathers
    • pigments
    • flaked stone
    • ground stone
    • pecked stone
  4. By-products, waste products, or debris resulting from manufacture or use of human-made or natural materials
  5. Organic waste, including, but not limited to: vegetal and animal remains, coprolites
  6. Human remains, including, but not limited to: bone, teeth, mummified flesh, burials, cremations
  7. Rock carvings, rock paintings, intaglios, and other works of artistic or symbolic representation
  8. Rockshelters and caves or portions thereof containing any of the above material remains
  9. All portions of shipwrecks, including, but not limited to: armaments, apparel, tackle, cargo
  10. Any portion or piece of any of the foregoing (Regulations __.3(a)(3)(i-x))
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