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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - SUERC-3384

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database


Limpet shells from test pit in a cave PROBLEM: As of 2009, the calibration is uncertain because the marine effect varies (Ascough PhD) and it is not safe simply to correct the age by 405 C14 years. CHECK NEEDED to see if d13C value really positive or '-' simply not entered by me.

Canmore ID 37639

Map Number NR34SW

Site type Cave (Period Unassigned)

Site number 6

NGR 134680 644530

Council 130

County 03


Lab Analysis ID SUERC-3384

Material Dated shell (limpet)

Sponsor NMS

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 1605 bp +/-45

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error ad 345 +/-45

Delta 2

Calibration program used No

Calibration curve used No

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore