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Table 23 Last and End Boundary distributions generated by different Bayesian models from the 5 date Lochindorb Castle 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
Lochindorb Castle all data 68% 95% Median After TPQ Before TAQ 68% 95% Median After TPQ Before TAQ Amodel Aoverall Ai
Exponential prior;
No outlier
1195–1260 1175–1270 1220 8% 100% 1200–1420 1170–1895 1325 77% 33% 78.1 78.1 0
Exponential prior; modified Charcoal 1185–1280 1160–1485 1245 39% 75% 1210–1485 1175–2005 1370 86% 21% 79.4 79.4 0
Exponential prior;
default Charcoal
1180–1295 1160–1685 1250 46% 67% 1210–1520 1175–2125 1385 88% 19% 79.3 79.3 0
Uniform prior;
default Charcoal
1180–1465 1165–1990 1335 70% 38% 1235–1890 1200–3010 1620 97% 5% 79.5 79.5 0