Bone sampled in early dating attempt. In 1954, samples of bone, charcoal, snail, and and other materials from the site were submitted for radiocarbon dating, a pioneering new technique that Willard Libby was struggling to perfect at that time. None of the results on the Kincaid materials, however, proved satisfactory. This bone sample, like the others, was wrapped in foil as it was uncovered at the site as a protection from contamination. Photo by Susan Dial.
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