Nonstructure 9018, extramural surface
About this Nonstructure
West-central portion of site.
Southwestern portion of Architectural Block 100; 481.6N 497.6E.
1-x-2-m unit judgmentally placed to expose the exterior face of Structure 195 south masonry wall.
Nonstructure 9018 is a prepared adobe ramp-like surface constructed to protect the foundation stones of Structure 195 from environmental erosion. Pottery in with the adobe in this "ramp" dates to the Early PIII period; 1:1:1 Mancos, McElmo, Mesa Verde Black-on-white, respectively.
Nonstructure 9018 was no longer used after Structure 195 fell out of use.
Natural wind and water sediments and architectural debris accumulated above the surface.
Dating of Construction
Nonstructure 9018 was constructed in the Early Pueblo III period.
Dating of Remodeling
Dating of Abandonment
Dating of Midden
Dating of Reuse
7 (A.D. 11401225)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
1-x-2 meter grid unit 481.6N 497.6E.
West-central portion of the site.
Southwestern portion of Architectural Block 100.
Judgmental. 1-x-2-m unit judgmentally placed to expose the exterior face of Structure 195 south masonry wall.
Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Excavated in 10 cm levels.
Unit Ends at
Fill continued. Fill continued from Arbitrary 147 deposits into Nonstructure 196, and Nonstructure 197 Feature 1, Pit Not Further Specified.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit