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C14 Radiocarbon Dating - Sample - GrA-28611

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Scottish Radiocarbon Database

GrA-28611

Cremated human bone found inside badly decayed undecorated vessel (?cinerary urn, although the possibility that it was a beaker cannot be ruled out) placed upright in front of the entrance to the chambered tomb.

Canmore ID 7901

Map Number ND06SE

Site type Chambered Cairn (Neolithic), Cinerary Urn

Site number 10

NGR 307040 961920

Council 270

County 08

Parish HALKIRK

Lab Analysis ID GrA-28611

Material Dated bone, human (homo sapiens)

Sponsor NMS

Uncalibrated date bp +/- error 3705 bp +/-35

Uncalibrated date ad/bc +/- error 1755 bc +/-35

Calibration program used No

Calibration curve used No

From information compiled by Patrick Ashmore