Nonstructure 1103, midden

About this Nonstructure

No Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Northwestern portion of site.

Specific Location

Northeastern portion of Block 1100; within 1-x-1-m unit 669N 375E.

Selection Criteria

1-x-1-m unit was randomly selected for excavation in Block 1100; midden deposits were detected below plow zone disturbance.


Disposal of secondary refuse by residents from a nearby roomblock during the early Pueblo III period.


Refuse was no longer discarded in this area after the early Pueblo III period.

Postabandonment Process

Upper portion of Nonstructure 1103 was disturbed by plowing.

Dating of Midden

Secondary refuse was deposited during the early Pueblo III period.

Date Range

7 (A.D. 1140–1225)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit



1-x-1 meter grid unit 669N 375E.
Northwestern portion of site.
Northeastern portion of Block 1100.

Selection Criteria

Random. Second 1-x-1-m unit randomly selected for excavation in Block 1100.

Excavation Strategy

Natural strata.

Unit Ends at

Undisturbed native sediment.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Arbitrary Unit