History of the Site Name
The site was named by the landowners, Pat and Sarah Hatch, during the 2015 field season for the extreme disturbance at the site and a pair of badgers that produced a brood in a den visible 100 m east of the site. The name was reviewed and approved by the
|Mound 4 of 5MT2037||Martin 1983, Fetterman and Honeycutt 1991|
|Site 3||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 and a bulldozed rubble mound.
Site Composition and Layout
The site is likely a 'Prudden Unit' with roomblock, two kivas, and a 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|