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Nonstructure 301, extramural surface

No Construction Data

No Feature Data

No Artifact 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 300.
Selection Criteria This surface was encountered during excavations to expose the north wall of this roomblock.
Use Outdoor use surface associated with the construction and occupation of Architectural Block 300.
Abandonment Abandoned as a surface when refuse accumulated on it.
Postabandonment Processes Naturally deposited sediments and wall fall accumulated above the surface.
Dating of Construction Presence of Mesa Verde Black-on-white pottery in the secondary refuse below this surface indicates that the surface dates from sometime after A.D. 1180.
Dating of Remodeling
Dating of Abandonment Presence of Mesa Verde Black-on-white pottery in the secondary refuse below this surface indicates that the surface was used and also abandoned sometime after A.D. 1180.
Dating of Midden
Dating of Reuse
Date range 4 (A.D. 1150–1300)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 71
Location 2-x-1 meter grid unit, long axis oriented north-south 1012N 1007E. South part of site. Along north wall of roomblock in Architectural Block 300.
Selection Criteria Judgmental. To expose roomblock masonry wall 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
300
noncultural
Nonstructure
301
extramural surface
Structure
305
masonry structure, type unknown
Nonstructure
306
midden
Nonstructure
307
midden
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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