Nonstructure 126, extramural surface

About this Nonstructure

Has Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Central portion of site.

Specific Location

East-central portion of Block 100; within Segment 6.

Selection Criteria

Segment placed adjacent to Backhoe Trench 112 to sample Structure 124 and Nonstructure 126 and Nonstructure 129 evident in profile.


An extramural surface from which three features were excavated. Two of the features (Features 1 and 3) are pits not further specified. The third feature (Feature 2) is a burned spot on the surface.


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

Postabandonment Process

Natural sediments covered this surface after it was no longer being used.

Dating of Construction

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

Dating of Remodeling

None evident.

Dating of Abandonment

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

Dating of Midden

None evident.

Dating of Reuse

None evident.

Date Range

7 (A.D. 1140–1225)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit



Segment 6 N E.
Central portion of site.
East-central portion of Block 100.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. Nonstructure 126, Nonstructure 129, and Structure 124 were detected in Backhoe Trench 112; subsequently excavated with a 2-x-2-m unit, Segment 6.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.

Unit Ends at

Structure floor. Structure 124, Surface 1.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

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