Structure 19-S, masonry surface structure

About this Structure

General Location

Northeast corner of pueblo. Part of rim complex; located at base of cliff.

Specific Location

North of Structures 10-S and 20-S; directly above Structure 15-S.

Interpretive Type

Living room.

Structure Use

Upper-story room that is part of a small group of multistory masonry rooms. Sooting present on the overhang above the east section of the room suggests that a thermal feature was present in the room; if this is the case, this room may have been utilized as a living space.

Abandonment

No evidence.

Postabandonment

With the exception of a section of the south wall, most of this room has collapsed.

Excavation Details

No excavations took place inside this structure.

Groups to Which This Study Unit was Assigned

See The Archaeology of Woods Canyon Pueblo (specifically the chapters on architecture, chronology, and artifacts) for more information on study unit groupings at Woods Canyon Pueblo.

Type ID Description
area 7 Canyon rim
section R Canyon rim
subperiod 9 Late Pueblo III (A.D. 1225-1280)