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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SHELL FROM A BURIAL PIT AT SITE DcRu-4, VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings ; Peter Kovacik

Year: 2013

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Summary

A horse clam shell fragment recovered from a burial pit at site DcRu-4, British Columbia, was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. The shell fragment was originally part of two large shell halves that were nested and placed next to the interred individual of the burial feature. It is believed that the shell date will fall approximately withing the last 1500 years.


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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SHELL FROM A BURIAL PIT AT SITE DcRu-4, VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA. Linda Scott Cummings, Peter Kovacik. PRI Technical Report ,2013-048. 2013 ( tDAR id: 391610) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8125THN


Keywords

Material
Shell

Investigation Types
Data Recovery / Excavation


Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): PaleoResearch Institute


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13-048-Final.pdf 55.88kb Oct 9, 2013 11:40:02 AM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America