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Nonstructure 3302, 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 In Architectural Block 3300 at the bottom of the talus slope.
Selection Criteria To sample midden associated with this roomblock.
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 naturally deposited sediments.
Dating of Midden This 25-cm-thick stratum of refuse contains Mesa Verde Black-on-white sherds; the high proportion of late-design elements on decorated sherds indicates that this refuse was deposited during the Pueblo III period (A.D. 1150-1300).
Date Range 2 (A.D. 1100–1225)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 2
Location 1-x-1 meter grid unit 694N 957E. Talus slope at the south end of the site. North of the roomblock in Architectural Block 3300 at the bottom of the talus slope.
Selection Criteria Judgmental. To sample midden deposits 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
3300
noncultural
Nonstructure
3302
midden
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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