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Nonstructure 304, 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 South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 300.
Selection Criteria This surface was encountered during excavations to test the midden associated with this architectural block.
Use Ground surface associated with a burial pit. It was not possible to discern whether this was a prehistoric ground surface or a surface that was created by recent looting activity that disturbed the burial.
Abandonment Use of surface ended when refuse was deposited on top of it.
Postabandonment Processes Recently disturbed by looting activities.
Dating of Construction No means by which to date the use of this surface.
Dating of Remodeling
Dating of Abandonment Mesa Verde Black-on-white sherds in the fill above the surface were deposited 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 27
Location 1-x-1 meter grid unit 991N 1007E. South part of site. South of roomblock in Architectural Block 300.
Selection Criteria Judgmental. To sample possible midden area associated with 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
304
extramural surface
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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