Nonstructure 138, midden
About this Nonstructure
Central portion of site.
Central portion of Architectural Block 100; northeast of Structure 113; below Structure 125; 504.5N 511.2E.
1-x-2-m unit judgmentally placed to test a surface room.
Nonstructure 138 refuse was either deposited as a construction fill for the masonry foundation of Structure 125 or the refuse was discarded by nearby residents.
This deposit was sealed by the construction of Structure 125 in the Early Pueblo III period.
Structure 125 was constructed above Nonstructure 138 deposits.
Dating of Midden
Nonstructure 138 refuse was deposited in the Late Pueblo II or Early Pueblo III periods. The pottery ratio is 1:2 Mancos Black-on-white to McElmo Black-on-white. Pueblo III white ware sherds are also present in the assemblage.
14 (A.D. 10601225)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
1-x-2 meter grid unit 504.5N 511.2E.
Central portion of the site.
Central portion of Architectural Block 100; northeast of Structure 113.
Judgmental. 1-x-2-m unit judgmentally placed to test a surface room.
Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Excavated in 10 cm levels. Continued into Nonstructure 138 at approximately 98.01 m.
Unit Ends at
Undisturbed native sediment.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit