Nonstructure 9.4-N, cultural deposit, type unknown
About this Nonstructure
Canyon rim. Adjacent to, and within, the main drainages of the pueblo. West of rim complex.
Above Nonstructure 9.1-N in Segment 3 (EU 67).
Part of Nonstructure 9-N testing; see Nonstructure 9-N and associated EU for description and explanation of testing strategy.
Constructional fill that appears to have been deposited to provide support for check dams.
Covered with postoccupational alluvial deposits.
Dating of Construction
Based on limited pottery data, this fill was deposited between A.D. 900 and 1300.
Dating of Remodeling
Dating of Abandonment
Dating of Midden
Dating of Reuse
4 (A.D. 9001280)
Groups to Which This Study Unit was Assigned
See The Archaeology of Woods Canyon Pueblo (specifically the chapters on architecture, chronology, and artifacts) for more information on study unit groupings at Woods Canyon Pueblo.
|Late Pueblo III (A.D. 1225-1280)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
Segment 3 N E.
Located on canyon rim and on a bank immediately west of the main drainage of the pueblo.
South edge of excavation unit is approximately three meters from the cliff edge; adjacent to and north of a stone alignment (F-5) that is visible at modern ground surface.
Judgmental. Selected to evaluate: (1) the construction of two and possibly three stone alignments that are believed to be check dams, and; (2) the sediment that accumulated behind these supposed dams.
Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.
Unit Ends at
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit