Arbitrary Unit 100, noncultural

About this Nonstructure

No Surface
Has Masonry

General Location

During intensive excavations (1992-1994), this number was arbitrarily assigned to the area of the site south of the butte and east of the large boulder that had structures on it.

Specific Location

Selection Criteria

See associated excavation unit(s).

Use

Not Applicable

Abandonment

Not Applicable

Postabandonment Process

Not Applicable

Dating of Construction

Not Applicable

Dating of Remodeling

Not Applicable

Dating of Abandonment

Not Applicable

Dating of Midden

Not Applicable

Dating of Reuse

Not Applicable

Date Range

No dates available

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit

19

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 83N 192E.
Southeast edge of site.
12 m grid northeast of Structure 125, just inside site-enclosing wall.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test for presence of architecture in rubble area.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata. Excavated in natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Nonstructure
11-N
extramural surface

Excavation Unit

25

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 90N 130E.
At base of midden slope on south side of butte.
8 m grid south of Structure 105.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. Southernmost unit in a north-south series of three units along 130E line, excavated to characterize cross-section of midden deposits in this area.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Nonstructure
1-N
midden
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

28

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 92N 150E.
On midden slope south of butte.
7 m grid southeast of Structure 103.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample midden area near Architectural Block 103.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

29

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 92N 166E.
On a small, level terrace grid southeast of butte.
17 m grid southeast of Structure 103.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample possible kiva depression.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Structure floor. Small test "window" was excavated to bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
102
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

32

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 93N 130E.
On midden slope south of butte.
5 m grid south of Structure 105.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. Middle unit in a north-south series of three units along 130 E line, excavated to characterize cross-section of midden deposits in this area.

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
Nonstructure
1-N
midden
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

37

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 95N 139E.
On midden slope south of butte.
2 m grid south of Structure 104.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample midden associated with Structure 104.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Nonstructure
1-N
midden
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

38

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 96N 130E.
On midden slope south of butte.
2 m grid south of Structure 105.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. Northernmost unit in a north-south series of three units along 130E line, excavated to sample midden associated with Structure 105, and to characterize cross-section of midden deposits in this area.

Excavation Strategy

Other. Excavated in a combination of natural strata and arbitrary levels.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Nonstructure
1-N
midden
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Nonstructure
7-N
midden

Excavation Unit

39

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 96N 146E.
On midden slope south of butte.
3 m grid south of Structure 103.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample midden associated with Architectural Block 103.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Nonstructure
1-N
midden
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

40

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 97N 121E.
At top of midden slope south of butte.
2 m grid south of Structure 110.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample midden deposits associated with Architectural Block 110.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

47

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 99N 118E.
Southeast of giant boulder.
1 m grid southwest of Structure 110.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test a topographic rise for surface architecture.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.

Unit Ends at

Other. Mostly large rocks; a little fill continued in the southwest corner.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
126
masonry surface structure

Excavation Unit

48

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 99N 131E.
South of butte.
South edge of Structure 105.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To define a wall of this structure.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. Unit became south half of a 1 x 2 in Structure 105.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
105
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

55

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 100N 131E.
South of butte.
South edge of Structure 105.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test every kiva depression.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. This unit becomes north half of a 1 x 2 (EU 142) in Structure 105.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
105
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

56

Location

1-x-1 meter grid unit 101N 130E.
South of butte.
Near south wall of Structure 105.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample main chamber of Structure 105.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. Excavation ended to avoid human remains.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
105
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

122

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 66N 184E.
Southeast edge of site.
1 m grid southwest of Structure 125.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample midden associated with Structure 125.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Nonstructure
1-N
midden
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

124

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 69N 188E.
Near southeast edge of site.
In Structure 125.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test possible kiva.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
125
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

125

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 71N 169E.
Near south edge of site.
5 m grid southeast of Structure 107.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample potential pitstructure location.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
101
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

126

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 71N 179E.
Near southeast edge of site.
1 m grid southeast of Structure 112.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To sample possible midden associated with Structure 112.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

128

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 75N 190E.
Near southeast edge of site.
4 m grid north-northeast of Structure 125.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test potential pitstructure location.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

130

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 79N 167E.
In grid-southeast area of site.
3.5 m grid northeast of Structure 107.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To expose structure wall.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
108
subterranean room

Excavation Unit

132

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 80N 191E.
Grid-southeast edge of site.
9 m grid north-northeast of Structure 125.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test possible roomblock area.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

133

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 81N 160E.
In southeast area of site.
3.5 m grid northwest of Structure 108.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To expose more of Structure 120.

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
100
noncultural
Structure
120
masonry surface structure

Excavation Unit

134

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 82N 161E.
In southeast area of site.
2.5 m grid northwest of Structure 108.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To further investigate Structure 120.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
120
masonry surface structure

Excavation Unit

135

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 82N 189E.
East edge of site.
10 m grid north of Structure 125.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test rubble area for roomblock.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

136

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 83N 161E.
In southeast area of site.
Contains north wall of Structure 120.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test a large, level, untested area.

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
100
noncultural
Structure
120
masonry surface structure
Nonstructure
4-N
extramural surface

Excavation Unit

137

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 84N 167E.
Southeast area of site.
3 m grid north of Structure 108.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test for refuse associated with Structure 102.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural

Excavation Unit

138

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 85N 185E.
East edge of site.
10 m grid northeast of Structure 112.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test this area for architecture.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Nonstructure
5-N
extramural surface

Excavation Unit

139

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 88N 185E.
Southeast area of site.
12 m grid northeast of Structure 112.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test this area for architecture.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Bedrock.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Nonstructure
6-N
extramural surface

Excavation Unit

140

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 89N 191E.
East edge of site.
16 m grid northeast of Structure 112.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To expose site-enclosing wall.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.

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
100
noncultural
Nonstructure
6-N
extramural surface

Excavation Unit

142

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 99N 131E.
Just south of butte.
Entire unit is in southern recess (Feature 1) of Structure 105.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To test kiva not sampled during random sampling.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.

Unit Ends at

Structure floor. Excavations continued to bedrock inside ventilator tunnel.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
105
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

143

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 99N 145E.
At top of midden slope south of butte.
Along grid-south wall of Structure 103.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To expose south wall of Structure 103.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
103
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

144

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 99N 148E.
At top of midden slope south of butte.
Southwest corner of southern recess of Structure 103.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To expose southwest corner of southern recess.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
103
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

146

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 100N 144E.
South of butte.
Just east of Structure 104.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To expose grid-southwest corner of structure.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. This pit ended 5 cm above floor, where entire structure was lumped into one PD.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
103
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

147

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 100N 146E.
South of butte.
Near center of Structure 103.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. Part of excavation of entire structure.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. This pit ended 5 cm above floor, where entire structure was lumped into one PD.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
103
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

148

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 101N 115E.
Grid east of large boulder on south side of butte.
Few meters west of Structure 110.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. Wall clearing to define Structure 118.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
118
masonry surface structure

Excavation Unit

149

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 102N 116E.
Grid east of large boulder on south side of butte.
Few meters west of Structure 110.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. Wall clearing to define Structure 118.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
118
masonry surface structure

Excavation Unit

150

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 102N 144E.
South of butte.
Along grid-northwest wall of Structure 103.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To define grid-northwest wall of Structure 103.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. Grid-southeast corner of unit continued down as bench fill (Feature 2).

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
103
subterranean kiva

Excavation Unit

151

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 103N 117E.
Just south of butte, east of largest boulder.
At northwest edge of Structure 110.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To define wall of Structure 118.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. Fill continued down among boulders.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
110
subterranean kiva
Structure
118
masonry surface structure

Excavation Unit

152

Location

1-x-2 meter grid unit 107N 138E.
Just south of butte.
4 m grid north of Structure 104.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. To search for room walls.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
1-A
noncultural
Arbitrary Unit
100
noncultural
Structure
115
masonry surface structure