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ABCD: 1108

Milton Loch 53 Crocketford, Castle Douglas/Dumfries

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Location: Milton Loch 53, Crocketford, Castle Douglas/Dumfries, 1955, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland NX839718
Period: 2nd C AD
Category: crannog
Notes: ch & seeds from the central hearth & hazelnuts from nearby
Topography: lake/lowland
Condition: dry
Report type: individual identifications

Helbaek H. 1955. Charcoal and seeds from the hearth. 152. In: Piggott C M. 1955. Milton Loch crannog I. A native house of the 2nd century AD in Kirkcudbrightshire. Proc. Soc. Antiq. Scotland. 87 (for 1952-3). 134-52. Scotland, Dumfries & Galloway

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HH - Helbaek, Hans: National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

Sample: 1108a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
RO.RB.? hearth hearth layer nr 2ndcAD 100 200

Context integrity: 2
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: art
Dating validity: 1
Environmental interpretion: plants from nat. veg. of loch
Archaeological interpretion: central hearth

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Carex panicea pro c Q + 1
Corylus avellana pro c Q! ++ 1
Eleocharis palustris pro c Q + 1
Polygonum lapathifolium pro c Q + 1
Polygonum persicaria pro c Q + 1
Scirpus lacustris pro c Q + 1

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