Nonstructure 603, extramural surface
About this Nonstructure
Central part of the site.
South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 600.
Surface was encountered during excavations to sample the midden in this architectural block.
Prehistoric ground surface into which a burial pit was excavated
Abandoned as a surface when refuse was deposited on it
Surface was buried by a midden that was subsequently churned by looting activities
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 pottery with a feature on this surface.
4 (A.D. 11501300)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
1-x-1 meter grid unit 1106N 1003E.
Central part of site.
South of roomblock in Architectural Block 600.
Judgmental. To sample possible midden area associated with roomblock.
Unit Ends at
Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit