Structure 506, masonry surface structure

Features


Doorway (Feature 1) Top of page
General description
Floor-level doorway.
Use history
Provided access between Structure 506 and the courtyard (Nonstructure 513).
Associated features
Same doorway as Nonstructure 513 (courtyard), Feature 5.
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 half of south wall.
Vertical location
Floor (Surface 1).
Construction
The west edge of this doorway is the exterior face of the southeast corner of Structure 507; the east edge is formed by the end of the south wall of Structure 506 (double-stone masonry with pecked cornerstones). The base of the doorway is a continuation o
Remodeling/ modification
Not Recorded
Thermal alteration
Not Recorded
Sooting
Not Recorded
Sealed
No
Preservation
Poor.
Degree of preservation
Upper portion missing.
Shape in plan view
Actual:  unknown.
Inferred: 
Shape in cross section
Actual:  rectangular.
Inferred: 
Shape comments
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
No
Not applicable.
Width
No
See Database Map 4105.
Height
40
No
Depth
No
See Database Map 4105.
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture
1
Structure collapse: wall fall.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.

Doorway (Feature 2) Top of page
General description
Raised-sill doorway.
Use history
Provided access between Structures 506 and 507. It also might have provided access into Structure 507 from the courtyard (Nonstructure 513) before Structure 506 was built, but the courtyard surface was never identified below Structure 506.
Associated features
Same doorway as Structure 507, Feature 4.
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
North end of west wall.
Vertical location
Sill is 67 cm above floor (Surface 1).
Construction
The sides of the doorway are double-stone masonry with pecked cornerstones. The sill is a sandstone slab.
Remodeling/ modification
Not Recorded
Thermal alteration
Not Recorded
Sooting
Not Recorded
Sealed
No
Preservation
Poor.
Degree of preservation
Only the lower portion remains.
Shape in plan view
Actual:  unknown.
Inferred: 
Shape in cross section
Actual:  rectangular.
Inferred: 
Shape comments
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
No
Not applicable.
Width
No
See Database Map 4105.
Height
11
No
60
Actual remaining height = 11.5 cm. Inferred height is based on the size of a possible door slab found on the floor of the room.
Depth
No
See Database Map 4105.
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture
1
Structure collapse: wall fall.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.