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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - AA-17474

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database


Charred wood from compact silty sand 119 from near the site entrance forming the primary fill of ditch. the wood was incorporated in the gradual build up of primary ditch silts by collapse or discard of wood into the ditch: not a deliberate deposition. See also AA-17473

Canmore ID 65681

Map Number NX97SE

Site type Henge (Neol/bronze Age), Ard

Site number 13

NGR 295380 572130

Council 170

County 17


Lab Analysis ID AA-17474

Material Dated charcoal

Sponsor HS

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 1715 bp +/-60

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error ad 235 +/-60

Delta -28.3

Calibration program used No

Calibration curve used No

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore