Nonstructure 10.1-N, midden
About this Nonstructure
Upper west side; northwest of and upslope from a tested kiva, Structure 7; west of a suspected kiva and roomblock.
Upper fill of Segment 1 (EU 68); rests above Nonstructure 10.2-N.
Part of Nonstructure 10-N testing; see Nonstructure 10-N and associated EU for description and explanation of testing strategy.
Mixed deposit that contains naturally redeposited secondary refuse, wall fall and natural deposits; redeposition is believed to have occurred after occupation; refuse could have originated from the suspected kiva and roomblock immediately to the east and/or structures further north, along the cliff face.
Deposit disturbed by rodent activity; see Use.
Dating of Midden
Based on pottery data, this refuse was deposited during Pueblo III times.
2 (A.D. 11401280)
Groups to Which This Study Unit was Assigned
See The Archaeology of Woods Canyon Pueblo (specifically the chapters on architecture, chronology, and artifacts) for more information on study unit groupings at Woods Canyon Pueblo.
|Area of upper west side
|Upper west side
|Late Pueblo III (A.D. 1225-1280)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
Segment 1 N E.
Northwest quadrant of site, approximately seven meters south of the cliff face; northwest of and upslope from a tested kiva, Structure 7.
West of a suspected kiva and roomblock; unit is located in the north half of a depression that was originally believed to be a kiva depression.
Initially part of kiva testing program; unit was selected to test a possible kiva in Sampling Stratum 3 (see kiva sampling map for location of sampling stratum).
Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels.
Unit Ends at
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit