Nonstructure 1.5-N, extramural surface

Features


Wall: other (Feature 5) Top of page
General description
Alignment of stones that is one course high.
Use history
Not clear if this stone alignment is a cultural feature or just a fortuitous deposit of stones; because the stones are at the same elevation and are aligned, they were probably intentionally placed; may have been a retaining wall to collect sediment; buil
Associated features
Similar to other low walls and stone alignments in Nst 1 (F-2, F-3, F-7, F-8, F-10, F-11 and F-12) and Nst 4 (F-1 and F-3).
Excavation procedure
Not excavated; only exposed and documented.
Portion excavated
Portion within excavation unit.
Horizontal location
Runs east-west though excavation unit.
Vertical location
Surface 4; which is the base of Stratum 7 in the PD record; the base od Stratum 7 is interpreted as sterile soil, therefore, the wall is believed to have been built on a natural, sterile surface.
Construction
Three large rocks placed in rough alignment to one another; very little effort put into construction.
Remodeling/ modification
No
Thermal alteration
No
Sooting
No
Sealed
No
Preservation
Poor.
Degree of preservation
Shape in plan view
Actual:  unknown.
Inferred:  unknown.
Shape in cross section
Actual:  irregular.
Inferred: 
Shape comments
Roughly linear.
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
58
No
Width
35
Yes
Thickness of largest rock.
Height
20
Yes
Height of largest rock.
Depth
No
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture