Nonstructure 9002, midden
About this Nonstructure
Central portion of site.
South-central portion of Block 100. Within the depression of Structure 119. 2-x-2-m unit 483.5N 519.5E.
2-x-2-m unit 483.5N 519.5E was judgmentally selected to test Structure 119. Nonstructure 9002 was exposed above the roof sediments of Structure 119.
Nonstructure 9002 secondary refuse was deposited into the depression of Structure 119 in the Early Pueblo III period. The ratio of pottery from the deposit is 8:9:7, Mancos, McElmo, and Mesa Verde Black-on-white, respectively.
Nonstructure 9002 refuse was no longer discarded after the Early Pueblo III period.
Natural wind and water sediments accumulated over Nonstructure 9002.
Dating of Midden
Nonstructure 9002 refuse was deposited into the depression of Structure 119 in the Early Pueblo III period.
7 (A.D. 11401225)
Excavation Details for Excavation Units
In order by excavation unit number.
2-x-2 meter grid unit 483.5N 519.5E.
Central portion of the site.
Central portion of Architectural Block 100.
Judgmental. 2-x-2-m unit judgmentally placed to test possible pit structure.
Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Excavated in 20 cm levels. 2-x-2-m unit was reduced to two .50-x-.50 m units and one 1-x-2-m unit at approximately 96.14 m (see PD 357) and the 1-x-2-m unit was excavated to the structure floor.
Unit Ends at
Structure floor. Surface 1.
Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit