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Nonstructure 707, 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 Central part of the site.
Specific Location South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 700.
Selection Criteria To sample the midden associated with this architectural block.
Use This area was used for the deposition of refuse, probably by the residents of the nearby roomblock
Abandonment Abandoned when use of the area ended
Postabandonment Processes Covered by naturally deposited sediments
Dating of Midden This 75-cm-thick midden contains Mesa Verde Black-on-white sherds in the lowermost stratum of refuse, which leads to the inference that this refuse was deposited after A.D 1180.
Date Range 2 (A.D. 1100–1225)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 41
Location 1-x-1 meter grid unit 1143N 1001E. Central part of site. South of roomblock in Architectural Block 700.
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
700
noncultural
Nonstructure
702
extramural surface
Nonstructure
707
midden
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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