Nonstructure 301, extramural surface
About this Nonstructure
South part of the site.
At the north edge of the roomblock in Architectural Block 300.
This surface was encountered during excavations to expose the north wall of this roomblock.
Outdoor use surface associated with the construction and occupation of Architectural Block 300.
Abandoned as a surface when refuse accumulated on it.
Naturally deposited sediments and wall fall accumulated above the surface.
Dating of Construction
Presence of Mesa Verde Black-on-white pottery in the secondary refuse below this surface indicates that the surface dates from sometime after A.D. 1180.
Dating of Abandonment
Presence of Mesa Verde Black-on-white pottery in the secondary refuse below this surface indicates that the surface was used and also abandoned sometime after A.D. 1180.
4 (A.D. 11501300)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
2-x-1 meter grid unit, long axis oriented north-south 1012N 1007E.
South part of site.
Along north wall of roomblock in Architectural Block 300.
Judgmental. To expose roomblock masonry wall and determine presence of earlier occupations beneath roomblock.
Unit Ends at
Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit