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Table 17 Last and End Boundary distributions generated by different Bayesian models from the 5 date Castle Fincharn MERLF radiocarbon dataset, with TPQ and TAQ probabilities

From: Modelling medieval masonry construction: taxa-specific and habitat-contingent Bayesian techniques for the interpretation of radiocarbon data from Mortar-Entrapped Relict Limekiln Fuels

Model specification Last HPD intervals/cal AD End Boundary HPD intervals/cal AD Agreement indices
68% 95% Median After TPQ Before TAQ 68% 95% Median After TPQ Before TAQ Amodel Aoverall Ai
exponential prior;
no outlier
1245–1280 1230–1285 1265 90% 100% 1240–1285 1225–1305 1270 92% 97% 81.1 82.2 0
exponential prior;
modified Charcoal
1250–1285 1230–1295 1270 95% 100% 1250–1290 1230–1315 1275 96% 95% 83.4 84.2 0
exponential prior;
default Charcoal
1250–1290 1230–1305 1270 96% 97% 1250–1295 1230–1325 1275 97% 92% 83.1 83.9 0
uniform prior;
default Charcoal
1250–1290 1230–1305 1270 95% 98% 1245–1295 1230–1335 1275 96% 89% 83.1 83.9 0