Table 2

Uncalibrated and calibrated AMS 14C ages for human remains from the Neander Valley

Lab. no. (sample)AMS-14C age, years before presentδ13C, ‰Calibrated age, years BC
ETH-19660 (NN 1)39,240  ± 670−20.0  ± 1.240,052  ± 409
ETH-19661 (NN 4)40,360  ± 760−18.8  ± 1.240,734  ± 682
ETH-20981 (Nean 1)39,900  ± 620−19.6  ± 1.140,394  ± 512
  • Calibration was accomplished by using the CalPal program by O. Jöris and B. Weninger, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.