Nonstructure 1207, cultural deposit, type unknown

About this Nonstructure

No Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Northwestern portion of site.

Specific Location

Central portion of Block 1200; west of Backhoe Trench 1208; in 2-x-2-m units 604N 347E and 602N 347E.

Selection Criteria

2-x-2-m units 602N 347E, and 604N 347E, were placed south of Structure 1206 to sample associated midden deposits, exposing Nonstructure 1207.

Use

This study unit may represent a prehistoric excavation for a pit structure. The excavation was not completed and the structure was never constructed.

Abandonment

This study unit was not used after the early Pueblo III period.

Postabandonment Process

Natural sediments and cultural fill washed into the pit after it was abandoned. The upper portion of the study unit was disturbed by plowing.

Dating of Construction

Based on pottery data, this area was used during the early Pueblo III period.

Dating of Remodeling

None evident.

Dating of Abandonment

This area was no longer used after the early Pueblo III period.

Dating of Midden

No evidence.

Dating of Reuse

None evident.

Date Range

7 (A.D. 1140–1225)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit

467

Location

2-x-2 meter grid unit 604N 347E.
Northwestern portion of site.
Central portion of Block 1200; west of Backhoe Trench 1208; north of 2-x-2-m unit 602N 347E.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. 2-x-2-m unit was placed south of Structure 1206 to sample midden deposits; exposed Nonstructure 1207.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Plow zone excavated as a natural stratum.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. Excavations ceased at Stratum 2, Level 3; fill continued beyond this level.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
1201
noncultural
Nonstructure
1207
cultural deposit, type unknown

Excavation Unit

492

Location

2-x-2 meter grid unit 602N 347E.
Northwestern portion of site.
Central portion of Block 1200; west of Backhoe Trench 1208; south of 2-x-2-m unit 604N 347E.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. 2-x-2-m unit was placed south of Structure 1206 to sample midden deposits; Nonstructure 1207 was encountered.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Plow zone excavated as a natural stratum.

Unit Ends at

Fill continued. Excavations ceased at Stratum 2, Level 2; fill continued beyond this level.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
1201
noncultural
Nonstructure
1207
cultural deposit, type unknown