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Nonstructure 2603, midden

No Construction Data

No Feature Data

No Tree-Ring Dates

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ABOUT THIS NONSTRUCTURE No Data about Surfaces
No Masonry Data
General Location South part of the site.
Specific Location South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 2600.
Selection Criteria To sample midden in this architectural block.
Use This area was used for the deposition of refuse, probably by the residents of the nearby roomblock.
Abandonment Abandoned when occupation of this area ended.
Postabandonment Processes Midden was covered with aeolian and alluvial sediments.
Dating of Midden This 50-cm-thick midden contains both late Pueblo II and Pueblo III sherds. The presence of Mesa Verde Corrugated and Pueblo III White Painted sherds indicates that this refuse was deposited after A.D. 1100.
Date Range 1 (A.D. 1060–1140)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 85
Location Segment 1 (1 x 1 m unit.). South part of site. South of roomblock in Architectural Block 2600.
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
2600
noncultural
Nonstructure
2603
midden
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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