Nonstructure 2502, extramural surface
About this Nonstructure
Southwest part of the site.
Southwest of the roomblock in Architectural Block 2500.
Surface was encountered during excavations to sample this midden area.
Outdoor use surface associated with Feature 1 (Other).
Abandoned as a use surface when refuse was deposited on it.
Recently mixed by looting activity.
Dating of Construction
Surface was not constructed
Dating of Abandonment
There are late Pueblo II and Pueblo III sherds in the disturbed midden (Nonstructure 2501) that rests on this surface. The latest type of sherd found in that midden is Mesa Verde Black-on-white, so at least some artifacts in the midden were deposited after A.D. 1180.
5 (A.D. 11801260)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
1-x-1 meter grid unit 880N 858E.
Southwest part of site.
Southwest of roomblock in Architectural Block 2500.
Judgmental. To sample possible midden area associated with roomblock.
Unit Ends at
Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit