Nonstructure 308, midden

About this Nonstructure

No Surface
No Masonry

General Location

North central portion of the site.

Specific Location

NST 308 is 10 meters northeast of Structure 102.

Selection Criteria

3-x-1 m unit excavated to investigate an electrical resistivity anomally.


NST 308 is a light midden deposited in the depression of Structure 309 after it was decommissioned.


Not Applicable

Postabandonment Process

After abandonment, NST 308 was covered by ARB 307 through natural (wind blown) processes.

Dating of Midden

Basketmaker III (A.D. 600-725).

Date Range

4 (A.D. 600–725)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit



1-x-3 meter grid unit, long axis oriented north-south 1421N 501E.
Northeast quarter of the site.
Located in the south-central portion of Block 300, over Structure 309.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. This unit was selected to test Structure 309.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Strat were subdivided into arbitrary 25-cm levels when applicable.

Unit Ends at

Structure floor. Excavations ended on the floor of Structure 309 (Surface 1) at an elevation of approximately 99.21 m. Features 1, 2, and 3 were dug into Surface 1.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit
not further specified
earth-walled pit structure