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Nonstructure 306, 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 Just north of the north wall of the roomblock in Architectural Block 300.
Selection Criteria Encountered during testing to expose the outside face of the north wall of each roomblock.
Use Area was used for the deposition of refuse, probably by the residents of the adjacent roomblock.
Abandonment Abandoned when occupation of this area ended.
Postabandonment Processes Covered by naturally deposited sediments and wall fall.
Dating of Midden The presence of Mesa Verde Black-on-white sherds in this midden and in midden deposits beneath this midden indicate that this upper refuse was deposited sometime after A.D. 1180.
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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