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ABCD: 1083

Liddle 74 S Ronaldsay, Orkney

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Location: Liddle 74, S Ronaldsay, Orkney, 1977, Orkney, Scotland ND464841
Period: middle-late bronze age
Category: burnt mound
Notes: -
Topography: coastal island lowland
Condition: dry
Report type: individual identifications

Murphy P. 1977. Environment - macroscopic plant remains. 90-1. In: Hedges J. 1977. Excavation of two Orcadian burnt mounds at Liddle and Beaquoy. Proc. Soc. Antiq. Scotland. 106 (for 1974-5) 39-98. Scotland, Orkney

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PM - Murphy, Peter L: Centre for East Anglian Studies, UEA, Norwich

Sample: 1083a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
PH.MB:LB 1 trough fill silty clay soil middle Bronze Age ? ?

Context integrity: ?
Context preservation: wl
Dating method: C14
Dating validity: 3
Environmental interpretion: disturbed soil
Archaeological interpretion: -

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Calluna vulgaris rhi w + 1
Empetrum nigrum pro w 9 2
Gramineae pro w 2 1
Juncus sp. pro w 3 1
Urtica dioica pro w 80 4

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