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Table 19 Last and End Boundary distributions generated by different Bayesian models from the 5 date Aros Castle NW block 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
1295–1380 1290–1395 1320 100% 93% 1300–1385 1285–1460 1340 100% 76% 77.7 78 0
exponential prior;
modified Charcoal
1300–1380 1290–1410 1335 100% 86% 1305–1390 1290–1470 1350 100% 71% 79.6 79.8 0
exponential prior;
default Charcoal
1300–1390 1285–1450 1340 100% 79% 1305–1400 1285–1505 1360 100% 64% 79.7 79.8 0
uniform prior;
default Charcoal
1305–1390 1290–1445 1350 100% 76% 1310–1425 1290–1595 1380 100% 52% 81.3 81.3 0