Nonstructure 515, midden

About this Nonstructure

Has Surface
No Masonry

General Location

Block 500, west of drainage; borders southwest end of plaza.

Specific Location

Southwest corner of excavated portion of block; just outside, and south of, the courtyard (Nonstructure 513) retaining wall (just over the wall from Structure 514).

Selection Criteria


Used for the disposal of domestic refuse; midden contains many and varied artifacts, indicating that it is refuse from permanent habitation.


Abandoned effected by the abandonment of the kiva suite, probably when the occupation of the village ended.

Postabandonment Process

Not Applicable

Dating of Midden

Appears to be associated with the occupation of Kiva Suite 501.

Date Range

1 (A.D. 1250–1280)

Site-Wide Dating

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Details for Excavaton Units

No data for this selection.