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The presence of shell or bone within all three of the cored features provided material sufficient for five radiocarbon dates from across all three pits. The samples were submitted to the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) for analysis (Dunbar et al. 2016) (Table 6.1; Figures 6.1-6.5). The results presented in Table 6.1 are conventional radiocarbon ages (Stuiver and Polach 1977) and have been calibrated using the OxCal program (Bronk Ramsey 2009) and the internationally agreed terrestrial calibration curve (IntCal13) of Reimer et al. (2013).
|Lab ID||Feature/Borehole no.||Depth (m)||Material||δ13C (‰)||δ15N (‰)||C:N||Radiocarbon age (BP)||Calibrated date (95% probability)|
|SUERC-92464||9A BH 1||4.80–4.85||shell||−7.0||7179 ±28||6080–5990 cal BC|
|SUERC-92465||8A BH 2||1.50–1.55||shell||−6.6||5788 ±28||4710–4550 cal BC|
|SUERC-92466||8A BH 2||4.35–4.40||shell||−8.1||4988 ±28||3930–3870 cal BC (11%) or 3810–3690 cal BC (84%)|
|SUERC-92470||8A BH 2||4.79||bone||−22.9||4.3||3.3||3852 ±28||2460–2270 cal BC (78%) or 2260–2200 cal BC (17%)|
|SUERC-92471||5A BH 3||5.18||bone||−21.9||5.9||3.3||3013 ±28||1390–1340 cal BC (13%) or 1310–1160 cal BC (79%) or 1150–1130 cal BC (3%)|
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