Structure 805, masonry surface structure

Features


Burned spot, surface feature (Feature 2) Top of page
General description
Burned spot in fill of a great kiva peripheral room.
Use history
Result of either in-situ burning or burning coals that were deposited into the room from somewhere else. This feature is evidence of use after the room was abandoned.
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
Not recorded.
Horizontal location
Structure 805, a great kiva peripheral room.
Vertical location
Near base of Stratum E; may be associated with a possible surface between Strata E and F.
Construction
Not constructed.
Remodeling/ modification
Not Recorded
Thermal alteration
Yes. Fire-reddened.
Sooting
Not Recorded
Sealed
Not Recorded
Preservation
Degree of preservation
Shape in plan view
Actual:  unknown.
Inferred:  unknown.
Shape in cross section
Actual:  unknown.
Inferred:  unknown.
Shape comments
The shape of the ash concentration that rested on the burned spot was irregular in plan view; shape of burned spot was not recorded.
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
60
Yes
Width
50
Yes
Height
No
Depth
5
Yes
Thickness of ash resting on burned spot.
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture
1
Ash rested on the burned spot; this was primary refuse that resulted from the burning event.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.
Not recorded.
Ash.