Image of Buhl Chronology

With permission from the Shoshone-Bannock tribes, a small portion of the skeleton was used for radiocarbon dating documenting that the woman lived about 12,500 years ago. This was in a period of much colder weather than today near the end of the Ice Age. The last known mammoth in Eastern Idaho is also dated to this period so this young woman could have possibly been one of the last humans to see a living mammoth roaming the North American landscape.