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Nonstructure 3203, 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 Talus slope at the south end of the site.
Specific Location Just south of the roomblock in Architectural Block 3200, between Structure 3201 and retaining wall.
Selection Criteria Encountered during excavations to determine whether the roomblock in this architectural block was a bi-wall structure.
Use This areas 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 with alluvial and colluvial deposits.
Dating of Midden Sherds from both the Pueblo II and Pueblo III periods were found in this midden. Presence of Mesa Verde Corrugated and Pueblo III White Painted in this midden and the midden below it indicate that this refuse was deposited sometime after A.D. 1100.
Date Range 1 (A.D. 1060–1140)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 65
Location 2-x-1 meter grid unit, long axis oriented north-south 771N 975E. Talus slope at south end of site. Off the south end of Architectural Block 3200, near the ash cave.
Selection Criteria Judgmental. To determine if Architectural Block 3200 was a bi-wall structure.
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
3200
noncultural
Structure
3201
masonry structure, type unknown
Nonstructure
3202
extramural surface
Nonstructure
3203
midden
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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