Structure 149, nonmasonry surface room

Features


Hearth (Feature 1) Top of page
General description
Hearth defined by upright sandstone slabs in profile of Segment 7.
Use history
Hearth associated with Structure 149; structure evident in profile of Segment 7.
Associated features
None.
Excavation procedure
Exposed in unit profile; 2 liters of ash were collected.
Portion excavated
Extremely limited.
Horizontal location
South profile of Segment 7.
Vertical location
Surface 1.
Construction
Unknown, not enough visible to assess.
Remodeling/ modification
Yes. Cannot assess.
Thermal alteration
Yes. Cannot assess.
Sooting
Yes. Can't assess.
Sealed
No
Preservation
Excellent.
Degree of preservation
Shape in plan view
Actual:  basin-shaped.
Inferred: 
Shape in cross section
Actual:  unknown.
Inferred:  rectangular.
Shape comments
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
32
No
Measured east-west.
Width
No
Height
No
Depth
10
No
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture
1
Ash in hearth.
Charcoal.
Light gray.
Ashy.