Structure 1211, masonry surface structure

Features


Pit: not further specified (Feature 1) Top of page
General description
Floor pit.
Use history
Function unknown.
Associated features
None.
Excavation procedure
Recorded in provenience data, which are available through the "Field Data: Provenience Data" query in the multisite research database.
Portion excavated
All.
Horizontal location
Against north wall of room.
Vertical location
Floor (Surface 1).
Construction
Excavated into floor-construction fill.
Remodeling/ modification
Not Recorded
Thermal alteration
Not Recorded
Sooting
Not Recorded
Sealed
No
Preservation
Degree of preservation
Not recorded.
Shape in plan view
Actual:  irregular.
Inferred: 
Shape in cross section
Actual:  other.
Inferred: 
Shape comments
Plan view: truncated oblong. Cross section: irregular basin.
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
50
Yes
Width
32
Yes
Height
No
Not applicable.
Depth
12
Yes
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture
1
Postabandonment, intentionally deposited structural materials and natural structural collapse.
Building stones, structural "adobe."
Not recorded.
Brown.
Loam.

Niche (Feature 2) Top of page
General description
Wall niche.
Use history
Function unknown.
Associated features
None.
Excavation procedure
Recorded in provenience data, which are available through the "Field Data: Provenience Data" query in the multisite research database.
Portion excavated
All.
Horizontal location
West wall, south end (against south wall).
Vertical location
"High above floor" (elevation not recorded).
Construction
The south wall of the niche is masonry of the south wall of the structure; the north wall is stacked masonry. The back wall is formed by a sandstone block. Both the lintel and sill are formed by single sandstone slabs.
Remodeling/ modification
Not Recorded
Thermal alteration
Not Recorded
Sooting
Not Recorded
Sealed
No
Preservation
Excellent.
Degree of preservation
Shape in plan view
Actual:  unknown.
Inferred: 
Shape in cross section
Actual:  other.
Inferred: 
Shape comments
Plan: trapezoidal.
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
No
Not applicable.
Width
37
Yes
Height
30
Yes
Depth
38
Yes
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture
1
Postabandonment, natural.
Small sandstone pieces, artifacts.
Not recorded.
Brown.
Sandy/silty loam.