The radiocarbon analysis was accomplished by SUERC
laboratory in Glasgow, Scotland, and the respective results along with detailed sample information (7) are presented in Table 1 and Figures 3 and 4.
Mr Clarke has written to Mr Lewis stating: "The dating of the Early Bronze Age site to 3,630 years before the present is based on radiocarbon dating by the SUERC
Radiocarbon Laboratory in Scotland and by other aspects, including Bronze Age ceramics, while other remains are explained through standard archaeological evidence and practice.
The shell stable isotope measurements were carried out at SUERC
, East Kilbride, Scotland, using a mass spectrometer.