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Table 27 Last and End Boundary distributions generated by different Bayesian models from the 3 date Lismore Cathedral nave 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
1300–1395 1295–1400 1335 100% 24% 1305–1485 1295–1755 1425 100% 3% 72.3 72.2 0
exponential prior; modified Charcoal 1305–1400 1285–1540 1365 100% 9% 1320–1525 1300–1785 1445 100% 1% 74.4 74.4 0
Exponential prior;
default Charcoal
1305–1405 1285–1595 1365 100% 9% 1315–1540 1305–1800 1450 100% 1% 74.4 74.4 0
Uniform prior;
default Charcoal
1305–1405 1285–1585 1365 100% 8% 1325–1905 1320–1905 1520 100% 0% 74.3 74.3 0