Nonstructure 106, extramural surface

About this Nonstructure

Has Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Central portion of site.

Specific Location

Northeastern portion of Block 100; within 1-x-1-m unit 516N 498E.

Selection Criteria

Third 1-x-1-m unit randomly selected for excavation in Block 100. Nonstructure 106, Feature 1 (fire pit) was uncovered.


This surface represents an extramural use area in which a fire pit (Nonstructure 106, Feature 1) was constructed.


No evidence of abandonment.

Postabandonment Process

Surface was covered by natural sediments and was disturbed by plowing.

Dating of Construction

No data on when this study unit was constructed. Fill in 1-x-1-m unit 513N 482E (located southwest of Nonstructure 106) was dated to the Pueblo III period. Therefore, Nonstructure 106 may also date from the Pueblo III period.

Dating of Remodeling

No evidence of remodeling.

Dating of Abandonment

No data for abandonment.

Dating of Midden

No evidence of midden use.

Dating of Reuse

No evidence of reuse.

Date Range

3 (A.D. 1140–1280)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit



1-x-1 meter grid unit 516N 498E.
Central portion of site.
Northeastern portion of Block 100.

Selection Criteria

Random. Third 1-x-1-m unit randomly selected for excavation in Block 100.

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
extramural surface