Structure 906, earth-walled pit structure

About this Structure

General Location

North-central portion of site.

Specific Location

East-central portion of Nonstructure 901; within 1-x-1-m unit 547N 542E.

Interpretive Type

Living room.

Structure Use

Structure 906 is similar to other pit structures occupied during the Late Pueblo II period and was most likely used in a combination of domestic and ritual activities. The presence of pottery on the floor supports a domestic use of Structure 906.

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 901 midden deposits.

Excavation Details