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Nonstructure 905, 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 North part of the site.
Specific Location At the north edge of the roomblock in Architectural Block 900.
Selection Criteria Surface was encountered during excavations to expose a segment of the outside face of the north wall of this roomblock.
Use This surface was the prehistoric ground surface at the time Structure 903 was constructed
Abandonment Was abandoned when occupation of Structure 903 ended
Postabandonment Processes Cultural materials from the use activities that formed Nonstructure 901 accumulated on the surface
Dating of Construction Surface was not constructed.
Dating of Remodeling
Dating of Abandonment This surface was probably abandoned at the same time the associated pit structure (Structure 903) was abandoned. The presence of Pueblo III White Painted pottery on the floor of that structure leads to the inference that the structure was abandoned sometime after A.D. 1100.
Dating of Midden
Dating of Reuse
Date range 5 (A.D. 1180–1260)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 80
Location 2-x-1 meter grid unit, long axis oriented north-south 1245N 1007E. North part of site. Just north of roomblock in Architectural Block 900 and adjacent to the exterior wall of the roomblock.
Selection Criteria Judgmental. To expose roomblock masonry and determine presence of earlier occupations below 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
900
noncultural
Nonstructure
901
extramural surface
Nonstructure
902
extramural surface
Structure
903
earth-walled pit structure
Nonstructure
905
extramural surface
Structure
908
masonry structure, type unknown
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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