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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - AA-54983

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database


The left femur (1078/4) of an extended child inhumation (skeleton 4) in grave 064, which was cut into a brown sand and mortar layer 050 and was sealed by grey mortar 033. Skeleton 4 lay over skeleton 3 in same grave. PROBLEM: As of 2009, the calibration is uncertain because the marine effect varies (Ascough PhD)

Canmore ID 15261

Map Number NH87NE

Site type Cross Slab (Pictish), Pictish Symbol Stone (Pictish)

Site number 7

NGR 287291 876843

Council 270

County 26

Parish FEARN

Lab Analysis ID AA-54983

Material Dated Bone, human (homo sapiens)

Sponsor HS

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 425 bp +/-45

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error ad 1525 +/-45

Delta -18.16

Calibration program used No

Calibration curve used No

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore