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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - GU-1117

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database


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) (Prehistoric), Inhumation(S)

Site number 27

NGR 298100 637600

Council 380

County 18


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