Structure 204, subterranean kiva

About this Structure

General Location

Southeastern portion of site.

Specific Location

Central portion of Architectural Block 200; north of Nonstructure 201; east of Structure 303; 437N 577E.

Interpretive Type

Living room.

Structure Use

Structure 204 is similar to other kivas occupied during the Late Pueblo II period and was most likely used in a combination of domestic and ritual activities.

Abandonment

Primary beams were recycled from the structure roof before the secondary beams and other construction elements were collapsed on to the floor surface.

Postabandonment

Natural sediments accumulated above Nonstructure 203 midden deposits.

Excavation Details