Nonstructure 5-N, extramural surface

About this Nonstructure

Has Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Near southeast edge of site.

Specific Location

7 m northeast of Structure 112.

Selection Criteria

To sample this untested, possibly structural, area.


Appears to have been some kind of outdoor use area.


No data.

Postabandonment Process

Covered naturally by wall fall and sediment from upslope.

Dating of Construction

No dates, but surface is assumed to have been constructed and used sometime during the one defined occupation of the site (A.D. 1256-1285).

Dating of Remodeling

No evidence of remodeling.

Dating of Abandonment

No artifacts from this surface; assumed to have been abandoned when 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 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


Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
extramural surface