Nonstructure 4-N, extramural surface

About this Nonstructure

Has Surface
No Masonry

General Location

South of butte.

Specific Location

North of Structure 120.

Selection Criteria

To sample a previously untested area.


Presence of pit features indicate that the surface was used for a variety of outdoor domestic activities, probably associated with the occupation of Structure 120.


No data.

Postabandonment Process

Surface was covered by alluvial, colluvial and aeolian deposits after occupation of the village ended.

Dating of Construction

Not applicable.

Dating of Remodeling

Not applicable.

Dating of Abandonment

No evidence to suggest that this surface was not abandoned at the same time occupation of the village ended--sometime after A.D. 1274.

Dating of Reuse

No evidence of reuse.

Date Range

1 (A.D. 1256–1285)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit



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
masonry surface structure
extramural surface