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List of Sites and Associated Publications. Data for the sites listed below are included in the research database. This list includes site names and numbers, the year(s) of excavation, and the titles of the primary publications that provide descriptive and interpretive summaries of Crow Canyon's research (underlined titles provide direct links to publications on Crow Canyon's Web site). Additional publications related to individual sites and projects may be found in the Bibliography. Click here for a handy chart that lists the sites and search types available in the database.

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Castle Rock Pueblo (5MT1825): Excavated 1990–1994
The Archaeology of Castle Rock Pueblo: A Thirteenth Century Village in Southwestern Colorado, edited by Kristin A. Kuckelman, 2000.

The Castle Rock Pueblo Database, 2000, 2001, 2003.

See also The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 14).

Catherine's Site (5MT3967): Excavated 1989
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 11).

Cougar Cub Alcove (5MT1690): Excavated 1990
1990 Sand Canyon Project Site Testing Program: Preliminary report on the excavations at Saddlehorn (5MT262), Mad Dog Tower (5MT181), Castle Rock Pueblo (5MT1825), Lester's Site (5MT10246), Lookout House (5MT10459), and Cougar Cub Alcove (5MT1690), by Kristin A. Kuckelman, James Kleidon, Mark D. Varien, and Ricky Lightfoot, 1991 (Chapter 7). Draft available at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortez, Colorado.

G and G Hamlet (5MT1138): Excavated 1991
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing
, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 2).

Green Lizard Site (5MT3901): Excavated 1987–1988
Thirteenth Century Pueblo Aggregation and Organizational Change in Southwestern Colorado, by Edgar Kurt Huber, 1993. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.

Hedley Ruin (42SA2270): Excavated 1995–1996
Pattern and Variation in Northern San Juan Village Histories, by Scott G. Ortman, Donna M. Glowacki, Melissa J. Churchill, and Kristin A. Kuckelman, 2000. Kiva, Vol. 66, pp. 123–146.

Kenzie Dawn Hamlet (5MT5152): Excavated 1991
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 5).

Lester's Site (5MT10246): Excavated 1989–1990
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 8).

Lillian's Site (5MT3936): Excavated 1988
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 3).

Lookout House (5MT10459): Excavated 1990–1991
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 9).

Mad Dog Tower (5MT181): Excavated 1988
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 13).

Roy's Ruin (5MT3930): Excavated 1988
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 4).

Saddlehorn Hamlet (5MT262): Excavated 1990
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 12).

Sand Canyon Pueblo (5MT765): Excavated 1984–1989 and 1991–1993
A Descriptive and Interpretive Summary of Excavations, by Architectural Block by Kristin A. Kuckelman, Bruce A. Bradley, Melissa J. Churchill, and James H. Kleidon. In The Archaeology of Sand Canyon Pueblo: Intensive Excavations at a Late-Thirteenth-Century Village in Southwestern Colorado, edited by Kristin A. Kuckelman, 2003. (Additional chapters are forthcoming.)

Shorlene's Site (5MT3918): Excavated 1988
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 6).

Stanton's Site (5MT10508): Excavated 1989–1990
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 10).

Troy's Tower (5MT3951): Excavated 1988–1989
The Sand Canyon Archaeological Project: Site Testing, edited by Mark D. Varien, 1999 (Chapter 7).

Woods Canyon Pueblo (5MT11842): Excavated 1994–1996
The Archaeology of Woods Canyon Pueblo: A Canyon-Rim Village in Southwestern Colorado, edited by Melissa J. Churchill, 2002.

The Woods Canyon Pueblo Database, 2003

Woods Canyon Reservoir (5MT12086): Excavated 1994
Prehistoric Reservoirs and Water Basins in the Mesa Verde Region: Intensification of Water Collection Strategies During the Great Pueblo Period, by Richard H. Wilshusen, Melissa J. Churchill, and James M. Potter, 1997. American Antiquity, Vol. 62, pp. 664–681.

Yellow Jacket Pueblo (5MT5): Excavated 1995–1997
The Archaeology of Yellow Jacket Pueblo: Excavations at a Large Community Center in Southwestern Colorado, by Kristin A. Kuckelman, 2003

The Yellow Jacket Pueblo Database, 2003

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