Structure 116, nonmasonry surface room

About this Structure

General Location

Northwest part of site.

Specific Location

Approximately 8 m northwest of Oversized Pithouse 101-103 and adjacent to the west side of of Structure 110.

Interpretive Type

Structure Use

Structure 116 is in the west-central portion of a longer series of rooms. This deep pit room used for general storage and ornament production during the occupation of the site.

Abandonment

This room appears to have gone out use prior to other nearby surface rooms (e.g., Structure 110).

Postabandonment

An intrusive pit was excavated into this structures fill after it was decomissioned (Feature 1, Nonstructure 109).

Excavation Details