Ifri El Baroud (Unit B2)
Basic information
Sample name: Ifri El Baroud (Unit B2)
Sample aka: Gunpowder Cave

Reference: A. Potě, M. Kehl, M. Broich, Y. Carrión Marco, R. Hutterer, T. Jentke, J. Linstädter, J. A. López-Sáez, A. Mikdad, J. Morales, S. Pérez-Díaz, M. Portillo, C. Schmid, P. Vidal-Matutano, and G.-C. Weniger. 2019. Human occupation and environmental change in the western Maghreb during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) and the Late Glacial. New evidence from the Iberomaurusian site Ifri El Baroud (northeast Morocco). Quaternary Science Reviews 220:87-110 [ER 3092]
Country: Morocco
State: Guercif

Coordinate: 34° 45' N, 3° 18' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "at the foot of the Ich Chaboun Massif"
there are four 14C dates on plant material ranging from 12430 +/- 40 to 12040 +/- 40 "yr BP Uncalibrated"
Climate and habitat
Lithology: limestone
Taphonomic context: cave, human accumulation
Habitat comments: "the sediments of unit B2 consist mainly of carbonates and organic matter, whereas siliceous compounds are few... Ash and charcoal occur abundantly... Fire activity is remarkable... Taphonomic evidence of cut-marks, percussion damage and thermal modification show that most of the faunal remains were brought and processed into the cave by humans"
Life forms: ungulates, other small mammals, birds, turtles
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 628
Sampled by: 2015
Sample: 3371
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-27 12:33:16
Modified: 2019-08-27 12:33:38
Abundance distribution
9 species
1 singleton
total count 628
Fisher's α: 1.488
geometric series k: 0.4686
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4988
Shannon's H: 1.0844
Good's u: 0.9984