Nonstructure 702, extramural surface
About this Nonstructure
Central part of the site.
South of the roomblock in Architectural Block 700.
Surface was encountered during excavations to sample the midden in this architectural block.
Outdoor use surface associated with a pit feature (Feature 1); this surface is probably associated with Architectural Block 700 or possibly Architectural Block 600
Abandoned as a surface when it was covered by secondary refuse
Covered initially by secondary refuse from occupation and then by aeolian and alluvial deposits
Dating of Construction
Surface was not constructed.
Dating of Abandonment
Mesa Verde Black-on-white pottery was found in the 30-cm-thick stratum that rested on this surface, which suggests that the abandonment of the surface probably occurred sometime after A.D. 1180.
2 (A.D. 11001225)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
1-x-1 meter grid unit 1143N 1001E.
Central part of site.
South of roomblock in Architectural Block 700.
Judgmental. To sample possible midden area associated with roomblock.
Unit Ends at
Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit