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Table 25 Last and End Boundary distributions generated by different Bayesian models from the 3 date Achanduin 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
68% 95% Median After TPQ Before TAQ 68% 95% Median After TPQ Before TAQ Amodel Aoverall Ai
Exponential prior;
no outlier
1275–1305 1270–1385 1295 55% 81% 1275–1385 1265–1535 1310 81% 48% 82.8 82.2 0
Exponential prior; modified Charcoal 1280–1320 1270–1405 1300 78% 63% 1280–1395 1270–1550 1325 91% 35% 84 83.6 0
Exponential prior;
default Charcoal
1275–1385 1270–1460 1305 81% 54% 1280–1410 1270–1610 1335 92% 30% 83.1 82.7 0
uniform prior;
default Charcoal
1280–1390 1270–1480 1310 83% 50% 1280–1450 1275–1820 1375 95% 19% 81.7 81.5 0