Structure 229, other masonry structure

About this Structure

General Location

Central portion of site.

Specific Location

North-central portion of Block 200; within depression created by collapse of Structure 225; exposed by Backhoe Trench 228.

Interpretive Type

Shrine.

Structure Use

Because this structure is dry-laid, contained no prepared surfaces or features, and was unroofed, the use of the structure is unknown. Members of the Native American Advisory Team interpreted structures like Structure 229 as a shrine.

Abandonment

Structure 229 was abandoned immediately prior to regional abandonment.

Postabandonment

Natural sediments accumulated within and above this structure.

Excavation Details