Nonstructure 2202, extramural surface
About this Nonstructure
Central part of the site.
South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 2200.
Surface was encountered during testing of a possible midden in this architectural block.
Outdoor use surface into which an expedient firepit (Feature ) was dug; use of this surface is probably associated with the occupation of Architectural Block 2200.
Abandoned as a surface when refuse began to accumulate on it.
Buried by aeolian and alluvial deposits.
Dating of Construction
Surface was not constructed
Dating of Abandonment
Surface was abandoned sometime after A.D. 1180; this inference is based on the association of Mesa Verde Black-on-white with the surface.
5 (A.D. 11801260)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
1-x-1 meter grid unit 1142N 1029E.
Central part of site.
South of roomblock in Architectural Block 2200.
Judgmental. To sample possible midden area associated with roomblock.
Unit Ends at
Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit