Center for Archaeological Studies




This report presents the results of archaeological investigations and analyses of the Zapotec site, 41HY163, in Hays County, Texas. Excavations conducted by the Center for Archaeological Studies, Texas State University-San Marcos from August, 2007 to February, 2008, under contract with the City of San Marcos, were required to offset negative impacts to the site as a result of the City’s construction of the Wonder World Drive Extension north from Hunter Road to Ranch Road 12. Initially self-funded by the City, the Federal Highway Administration agreed to reimburse the City for some construction costs. Accordingly, archaeological investigations were required under provisions of the Texas Antiquities Code, as well as Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Excavations and analyses were conducted under Antiquities Permit Number 4569, Jon C. Lohse, Principal Investigator.


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