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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - AA-24961

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database


A single piece of birch charcoal from a layer of dark brown soil with abundant ard marks commonly filled with charcoal rich material, which seems to be associated with dilapidation of the chambered cairn. See also AA-24960, AA-24962 and AA-24963

Canmore ID 4156

Map Number NB23SW

Site type Avenue, Chambered Cairn (Neolithic), Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age), Stone Row(S) (Neol/bronze Age)

Site number 1

NGR 121300 933017

Council 410

County 26

Parish UIG

Lab Analysis ID AA-24961

Material Dated charcoal (betula)

Researcher Ashmore 1997

Sponsor Historic Scotland

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 4055 bp +/-50

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error 2105 bc +/-50

Delta -30.6

Completed by National Science Foundation Radiocarbon Facility University of Arizona, USA

Calibration program used OxCal 3.10

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore