Nonstructure 9016, cultural deposit, type unknown

About this Nonstructure

No Surface
No Masonry

General Location

West-central portion of site.

Specific Location

West-central portion of Architectural Block 100; along exterior north wall of western portion of great house; below Nonstructure 123; 501.8N 487.2E.

Selection Criteria

1-x-2-m unit placed to expose masonry on the north wall of the great house. Arbitrary 122 and Nonstructure 123 deposits are located above Nonstructure 9016.

Use

Nonstructure 9016 was deposited in the Late Pueblo II period. No pottery was found in this deposit. This fill may have been intentionally deposited as a platform for the construction of the great house core.

Abandonment

Nonstructure 9016 was no longer deposited when the north exterior wall of the great house was constructed on it.

Postabandonment Process

The north exterior wall of the great house was constructed on Nonstructure 9016 fill in the early A.D. 1100s.

Dating of Construction

Not applicable.

Dating of Remodeling

Not applicable.

Dating of Abandonment

Not applicable.

Dating of Midden

Nonstructure 9016 was deposited in the Late Pueblo II period.

Dating of Reuse

Not applicable.

Date Range

19 (A.D. 1060–1180)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit

166

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 501.8N 487.2E.
West-central portion of the site.
Architectural Block 100; North wall of western portion of great house.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. 1-x-2-m unit placed to expose masonry on north wall of great house.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Excavated in 10 cm levels. Secondary refuse deposits (Nonstructure 123) were encountered at approximately 98.09 m.

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
122
noncultural
Nonstructure
123
midden
Nonstructure
9016
cultural deposit, type unknown
Nonstructure
9017
extramural surface