Structure 117, subterranean kiva

EXCAVATION DETAILS FOR THIS STUDY UNIT

Selection Criteria
1-x-1 meter grid unit 63N 178E. Southeast edge of site. 10 m grid south of Structure 112.
Excavation Strategy
Random. Outer Periphery sampling stratum (SS 6).
Excavation Ended at
Natural strata.
Horizontal Unit(s)
2x2 491N/540E (Excavation Unit 149

Excavation Details for Excavation Units

In order by excavation unit number.

Excavation Unit

149

Location

2-x-2 meter grid unit 491N 540E.
Central portion of the site.
Eastern portion of Architectural Block 100.

Selection Criteria

Judgmental. 2-x-2-m unit placed to test a possible pit structure.

Excavation Strategy

Strata subdivided into arbitrary levels. Excavated in 20 cm levels. Unit was reduced to two .50-x-.50-m units and one 1-x-2-m unit at approximately 96.72 m (see PD 1240) and the 1-x-2-m unit was excavated to the structure floor.

Unit Ends at

Structure floor. Fill continued below Nonstructure 132 into Structure 117. Excavation ended at Surface 1, or approximately 96.09 m.

Study Unit(s) Identified in this Excavation Unit

Study Unit Type
Study Unit Number
Study Unit Description
Structure
117
subterranean kiva
Nonstructure
132
midden