Structure 170, nonmasonry surface room

About this Structure

General Location

Central portion of site.

Specific Location

West-central portion of Architectural Block 100; below Nonstructure 169, Nonstructure 175, and Nonstructure 171 (in north profile wall); 493.1N 492.6E.

Interpretive Type

Living room.

Structure Use

The function of Structure 170 in unknown because the floor surface was not well preserved. Structure 170 most likely functioned as a living room.


Structure 170 fell out of use during the Late Pueblo II 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.


Nonstructure 169 was deposited above the collapsed roof of Structure 170.

Excavation Details