Structure 810, masonry surface structure

Features


Burned spot, surface feature (Feature 1) Top of page
General description
Fire-reddened spot on floor of a peripheral room adjacent to a great kiva.
Use history
Burning occurred on a small area of the floor. This was not the result of a burning roof beam collapsing onto the floor--no burned beams were found in the room. The burning event probably occurred near to the time of abandonment because charcoal from the
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
Immediately north of southwest corner of a peripheral room (Structure 810) of a great kiva.
Vertical location
Floor of a peripheral room of a great kiva.
Construction
Not constructed.
Remodeling/ modification
No
Thermal alteration
Yes. Fire-reddened.
Sooting
No
Sealed
No
Preservation
Excellent.
Degree of preservation
Shape in plan view
Actual:  irregular.
Inferred: 
Shape in cross section
Actual:  irregular.
Inferred: 
Shape comments
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
18
Yes
Northwest-southeast.
Width
13
Yes
Southwest-northeast.
Height
No
Depth
2
Yes
Thickness of overlying charcoal and sediment.
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture