||Central part of the site.
||East of roomblock in Architectural Block 400.
||To sample midden associated with this architectural block.
||This area was used for the deposition of refuse, probably by the residents of the nearby roomblock; some refuse could predate this roomblock.
||Abandoned when occupation of this area ended.
||Upper half of deposits were mixed by recent looting activities.
|Dating of Midden
||The upper half of this 70-cm-thick midden was churned by recent looting; the lower half was undisturbed. The presence of Mesa Verde Black-on-white sherds in the lower, undisturbed stratum indicates that much or all of the refuse was deposited sometime after A.D. 1180.
||4 (A.D. 11501300)