Archaeological Investigations at the Redtail Site, AA:12:149 (ASM), in the Northern Tucson Basin (TR1989-08) (PDF)
This report presents the results of archaeological investigations at the Redtail site. Field investigations were conducted by Desert Archaeology, Inc. (formerly the Institute for American Research) under the sponsorship of the American Continental Corporation (AMCOR) between January and May of 1987. Redtail (AZ AA:12:149 ASM) was identified as a multicomponent site that was occupied during the Pioneer and Colonial periods (AD. 700-900). A total of 148 features were excavated, tested, and/or profiled at the site. This included 45 pithouses, 9 occupation surfaces, 15 cremation or burials, 42 extramural features, 36 intramural features, and a central plaza/cemetery feature.