History of the Site Name
The site was named by the landowners, Pat and Sarah Hatch, during the 2015 field season for the lack of winter wheat crop on the ridge compared to the wheat crop on surrounding ridgetops. The name was reviewed and approved by the Crow Canyon Archaeologic
|Mound 2 of 5MT2037||Martin 1983, Fetterman and Honeycutt 1991|
|Site 4||McClellan 1986|
Site Boundary Description
The boundaries of the site follow the extent of a sparse lithic and ceramic scatter in association with a midden, a bulldozed rubble mound, and kiva depression.
Site Composition and Layout
The site is a classic 'Prudden Unit' with roomblock, kiva, and midden aligned down a slope from northwest to southeast.
Cultural Affiliation and Date Range of Occupation
Approximately 5 miles west of Cortez, Colorado, south of County Road K.
Private Property, Indian Camp Ranch Lot 13, Pat and Sarah Hatch}
Years of Crow Canyon Excavation
Percent Excavated by Crow Canyon
State of Colorado Archaeological Permits were obtained for each field season (2015-2016) to conduct archaeological research.
|2013-48||State of Colorado Survey and Testing Permit|
|2015-2||State of Colorado Excavation Permit|
|2015-3||State of Colorado Survey Permit|
|2016-4||State of Colorado Excavation Permit|