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Lab number
Field number
CMC- 746
Material dated
oak? charcoal; charbon de chêne?
Taxa dated
Quercus sp.? (10 g)
Mahone Bay, 2.4 km west of Indian Point, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
Map sheet
21 A/07
D.L. Keenlyside
Date submitted
July 4, 0097
Measured Age
610 ± 95
Normalized Age
610 ± 95
δ13C (per mil)
Late Prehistoric; Préhistorique récente
4.6 x 1.5 m area beneath shell underlain by black soil and ash 5-15 cm deep
Associated taxa
Flora: Quercus sp?
BcDc-4, Eisenhauer: This shell-heap is 7.6 x 24 m in extent, situated on a small knoll adjacent to a salt marsh. Wintemberg interpreted the site as representing a single component, and the cultural affiliation is thought to be antecedent to ethnohistoric Micmac.