Nonstructure 125, extramural surface

About this Nonstructure

Has Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Central portion of site.

Specific Location

Central portion of Block 100; 2-x-2-m unit 474N 488E.

Selection Criteria

2-x-2-m unit was judgmentally excavated to sample Structure 110 and Nonstructure 101; Nonstructure 125 was exposed.


This surface represents an extramural surface from which a burial pit (Feature 1) was excavated.


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

Postabandonment Process

Secondary refuse (Nonstructure 101) and natural sediments accumulated above Nonstructure 125.

Dating of Construction

Natural fill accumulated above the roof sediments of Structure 110. Secondary refuse (Nonstructure 101) was deposited above the natural sediments during the Pueblo II period. A burial pit (Nonstructure 125 Feature 1) was excavated from Nonstructure 125, Surface 1 through Nonstructure 101 refuse deposits into natural sediments; Human Remains Occurrence 1 (Nonstructure 125, Feature 2) was interred and covered by secondary refuse. Nonstructure 125 was used during the late Pueblo II period.

Dating of Remodeling

None evident.

Dating of Abandonment

This area was no longer used after the late Pueblo II period.

Dating of Midden

Secondary refuse (Nonstructure 101) was deposited over this extramural surface.

Dating of Reuse

None evident.

Date Range

17 (A.D. 1060–1225)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit



2-x-2 meter grid unit 474N 488E.
Central portion of site.
West-central portion of Block 100.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. 2-x-2-m unit placed to sample portions of Nonstructure 101 midden and Structure 110. Also exposed Nonstructure 125, Feature 1 (Burial pit) and Feature 2 (Human remains occurrence 1).

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.

Unit Ends at

Structure floor.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
earth-walled pit structure
extramural surface