Structure 142, masonry surface structure

About this Structure

General Location

West-central portion of site.

Specific Location

Northwestern portion of Architectural Block 100; 500.3N 491E.

Interpretive Type

Living room.

Structure Use

The function of Structure 142 is unknown due to a highly weathered floor surface (Surface 1). Artifacts found on remnant floor surfaces indicates that the structure may have been used as a living room.

Abandonment

Structure 142 fell out of use during the Early Pueblo III period. The primary beams were removed from the roof and the remaining construction sediments and secondary beams were collapsed directly on to the structure floor.

Postabandonment

Nonstructure 152 secondary refuse was deposited in Structure 142 during the Early Pueblo III period.

Excavation Details