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ABCD: 1067

Boghead Speymouth Forest 72-4 Focharbers, Moray

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Location: Boghead Speymouth Forest 72-4, Focharbers, Moray, 1984, Grampian, Scotland NJ359592
Period: Neolithic/Iron age
Category: burial mound
Notes: no indication of where samples came from-ASSUME Neolithic
Topography: lowland on glacial sands and gravels
Condition: dry
Report type: cereal grain

MacLean A C and Rowley-Conwy P A. 1984. The carbonised material. 69-70. In: Burl H A W. 1984. Report on the excavation of a Neolithic mound at Boghead, Speymouth Forest, Fochabers, Moray, 1972 and 1974. Proc. Soc. Antiq. Scotland. 114. 35-73 and fiche. Scotland, Grampian

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ACM - MacLean, A Coinneach: (Christ's Coll. Cambridge (1978)

PRC - Rowley-Conwy, P A: Cambridge/Durham Univs

Sample: 1067a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
PH.NE COM nr nr neolithic -4000 -2200

Context integrity: 0
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: C14
Dating validity: 3
Environmental interpretion: cleaned crop
Archaeological interpretion: 7 weeds taxa present but not listed

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Bilderdykia convolvulus pro c T 15 3
Cerealia pro c 68 4
Chenopodium cf. album pro c 66 4
Cirsium sp. pro c 5 2
Corylus avellana pro c 14 3
Hordeum vulgare pro c T! 305 4
Polygonum persicaria pro c 31 3
Rumex sp. pro c 5 2
Triticum dicoccon pro c T 38 3

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