Structure 9-S, subterranean kiva
About this Structure
Lower west side.
East of Structure 1; underlies Nonstructure 1.
Unknown; exposure is too limited; no floor artifacts or floor features exposed; an incomplete awl found in roof fall.
Roof and part of the bench face appear to have been dismantled as there were no beams in roof fall and only a few stones lining the bench.
Pitstructure filled with and was covered by natural deposits that accumulated during and after occupation.
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.
|Area of canyon bottom
|Lower west side (canyon bottom)
|Early Pueblo III (A.D. 1140-1225)