Nonstructure 196, midden
About this Nonstructure
West-central portion of site.
Southwestern portion of Architectural Block 100; below Structure 195, Surface 1; 481.6N 497.6E.
1-x-2-m unit judgmentally placed to expose the exterior face of the south wall of Structure 195.
Nonstructure 196 was most likely deposited in the Late Pueblo II or Early Pueblo III period. The majority of pottery collected from this deposit dates to the Pueblo II period, but a few sherds date to the Pueblo III period. Either the Pueblo III sherds are intrusive to this deposit, or Nonstructure 196 dates to the Early Pueblo III period.
Nonstructure 196 refuse was no longer deposited after the Early Pueblo III period.
Structures 195 was constructed on Nonstructure 196 deposits.
Dating of Midden
Nonstructure 196 was deposited in the Early Pueblo III period.
7 (A.D. 11401225)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
1-x-2 meter grid unit 481.6N 497.6E.
West-central portion of the site.
Southwestern portion of Architectural Block 100.
Judgmental. 1-x-2-m unit judgmentally placed to expose the exterior face of Structure 195 south masonry wall.
Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Excavated in 10 cm levels.
Unit Ends at
Fill continued. Fill continued from Arbitrary 147 deposits into Nonstructure 196, and Nonstructure 197 Feature 1, Pit Not Further Specified.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit