Structure 26-S, masonry surface structure

About this Structure

General Location

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

Specific Location

Located in a small alcove in the cliff face; east of Structure 25-S.

Interpretive Type

Storage room.

Structure Use

Room that is part of a small group of masonry rooms. The small size of the room and its location in a small alcove suggest this may have been utilized as a storage facility.

Abandonment

No evidence.

Postabandonment

Fill accumulated in structure; visible walls have partly 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)