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Nonstructure 2605, extramural surface

No Construction Data

No Tree-Ring Dates

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ABOUT THIS NONSTRUCTURE
Masonry Details
General Location South part of the site.
Specific Location At the north edge of the roomblock in Architectural Block 2600.
Selection Criteria This surface was encountered during excavations to expose the north wall of the adjacent roomblock.
Use Outdoor use surface associated with Feature 1 (firepit). Surface could have been associated with the adjacent roomblock, or could predate it.
Abandonment Surface was abandoned when Nonstructure 2604 formed above it.
Postabandonment Processes Covered naturally deposited sediment and wall fall.
Dating of Construction Pueblo III White Painted pottery was found below this surface, indicating that the surface was constructed sometime after A.D. 1100; however, surface post-dates Structure 2607, and so post-dates 1150.
Dating of Remodeling
Dating of Abandonment Pueblo III White Painted pottery was found beneath this surface. In addition, this surface post-dates Structure 2607, and so post-dates A.D. 1150.
Dating of Midden
Dating of Reuse Nonstructure 2604 is a few centimeters above this surface and could have been essentially the same surface, or could be considered evidence of reuse.
Date range 4 (A.D. 1150–1300)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 13
Location 1-x-1 meter grid unit 873N 911E. South part of the site. Along the north edge of the roomblock in Architectural Block 2600.
Selection Criteria Judgmental. Extension of 2 x 1 m unit (EU 67) to the north to better understand depositional sequence adjacent to roomblock wall.
Excavation Strategy Natural strata.
Unit Ends at Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit
Study Unit Type Study Unit Number Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
2600
noncultural
Nonstructure
2604
extramural surface
Nonstructure
2605
extramural surface
Nonstructure
2606
extramural surface
Structure
2607
masonry structure, type unknown
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.

Excavation Unit 66
Location 2-x-1 meter grid unit, long axis oriented north-south 871N 911E. South part of site. Just north of roomblock in Architectural Block 2600.
Selection Criteria Judgmental. To expose roomblock masonry and determine presence of earlier occupations beneath roomblock.
Excavation Strategy Natural strata.
Unit Ends at Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit
Study Unit Type Study Unit Number Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
2600
noncultural
Nonstructure
2604
extramural surface
Nonstructure
2605
extramural surface
Nonstructure
2606
extramural surface
Structure
2607
masonry structure, type unknown
Structure
2608
masonry structure, type unknown
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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