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Nonstructure 702, extramural surface

No Construction Data

No Artifact Data

No Tree-Ring Dates

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ABOUT THIS NONSTRUCTURE
Masonry Details
General Location Central part of the site.
Specific Location South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 700.
Selection Criteria Surface was encountered during excavations to sample the midden in this architectural block.
Use Outdoor use surface associated with a pit feature (Feature 1); this surface is probably associated with Architectural Block 700 or possibly Architectural Block 600
Abandonment Abandoned as a surface when it was covered by secondary refuse
Postabandonment Processes Covered initially by secondary refuse from occupation and then by aeolian and alluvial deposits
Dating of Construction Surface was not constructed.
Dating of Remodeling
Dating of Abandonment Mesa Verde Black-on-white pottery was found in the 30-cm-thick stratum that rested on this surface, which suggests that the abandonment of the surface probably occurred sometime after A.D. 1180.
Dating of Midden
Dating of Reuse
Date range 2 (A.D. 1100–1225)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 41
Location 1-x-1 meter grid unit 1143N 1001E. Central part of site. South of roomblock in Architectural Block 700.
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
700
noncultural
Nonstructure
702
extramural surface
Nonstructure
707
midden
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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