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Lab number
Material dated
charcoal; charbon de bois
right bank of Pincher Creek, near Brocket, Oldman drainage, Alberta
Map sheet
82 H/12
R.G. Forbis
Date submitted
March 6, 0097
Measured Age
355 ± 60
Normalized Age
355 ± 60
δ13C (per mil)
Woodland, Old Women's; Sylvicole
Stratigraphic component
Layer 4
hearth, Layer 4, 30 cm depth, with pottery and small side-notched points
Associated taxa
Mammalia: Bison bison, Canis sp, Odocoileus hemionus, Spermophilus sp, Castor canadensis
Additional information
This date is listed as 405 +/- 60 BP by Reeves.
DjPk-1, Kenney: This multicomponent site contains three occupation layers in stratified sequence associated with developed Ah soil horizons. The uppermost, Layer 4, represents an Old Women's phase occupation, while the lower two, Layers 6 and 8, represent the Besant phase. It may be noteworthy that two Avonlea points occurred along with 29 Besant points in Layer 6, while five Pelican Lake points were found along with 30 Besant points in Layer 8.