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Nonstructure 911, 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 North part of the site.
Specific Location South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 900.
Selection Criteria To sample 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 this architectural block ended
Postabandonment Processes Covered by naturally deposited sediment
Dating of Midden This 45-cm-thick midden contains a few Pueblo I sherds, and numerous late Pueblo II and Pueblo III sherds. However, the presence of Mesa Verde Black-on-white pottery in the lower stratum leads to the inference that this refuse was deposited sometime after A.D. 1180.
Date Range 5 (A.D. 1180–1260)
EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR EXCAVATION UNITS
In order by excavation unit number.
Excavation Unit 57
Location 1-x-1 meter grid unit 1227N 1001E. North part of site. South of roomblock in Architectural Block 900.
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
900
noncultural
Nonstructure
904
extramural surface
Nonstructure
911
midden
Stratigraphy
Data and maps showing details of stratigraphy for this excavation unit are available here.
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