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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - GU-1117

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database

GU-1117

Human bone from a crouched inhumation of an unusually tall adolescent in Cist 2, with a beaker with wide horizontal zones of comb-impressed decoration. Re-dated (OxA-V-2168-42 3803+/-32) which is statistically indistinguishable.

Canmore ID 47482

Map Number NS93NE

Site type Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site number 27

NGR 298100 637600

Council 380

County 18

Parish COVINGTON AND THANKERTON

Lab Analysis ID GU-1117

Material Dated bone, human (homo sapiens)

Researcher Clarke et al 1985, 559

Sponsor Historic Scotland

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 3835 bp +/-75

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error 1885 bc +/-75

Delta -20.2

Completed by Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre

Calibration program used OxCal 3.10

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore