Sheridan, J A (2002) The radiocarbon dating programmes of The National Museums of Scotland. Antiquity, 76 (293). pp. 794-796. ISSN 0003-598X

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Abstract

Since 1991, the Archaeology Department of the National Museums of Scotland (NMS) has been undertaking programmes of AMS radiocarbon dating of organic items in its collections, particularly wetland finds. This work was initially stimulated by the success of Caroline Earwood’s research on dating bog butter containers and other wooden vessels from the National collections (Earwood 1990; 1993a; 1993b; 1997), which demonstrated among other things that the practice of bog butter deposition in Scotland extended at least as far back as the early centuries AD

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Theme: Identities and cultural contacts
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2016 15:18
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2016 15:18
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1710

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