Nonstructure 109, extramural surface

About this Nonstructure

Has Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Central portion of site.

Specific Location

West-central portion of Block 100; within 1-x-1-m unit 493N, 471E.

Selection Criteria

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


This surface represents an extramural use area in which a pit feature (Nonstructure 109 Feature 1) was constructed.


No evidence.

Postabandonment Process

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

Dating of Construction

Based on pottery data, this surface was used during the Pueblo II period.

Dating of Remodeling

No evidence.

Dating of Abandonment

This surface was probably not used after the late Pueblo II period.

Dating of Midden

No evidence.

Dating of Reuse

No evidence.

Date Range

2 (A.D. 920–1140)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit



1-x-1 meter grid unit 493N 471E.
Central portion of site.
West-central portion of Block 100.

Selection Criteria

Random. First 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. Tested with auger to confirm that the stratum into which a pit feature had been excavated was undisturbed.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

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