Skip to main content

Table 38 Last and End Boundary distributions generated by different Bayesian models from the (reduced) 4 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 specifications Last HPD intervals/cal AD End Boundary HPD intervals/cal AD Agreement indices
Lochindorb Castle Reduced 68% 95% median after TPQ before TAQ 68% 95% median after TPQ before TAQ Amodel Aoverall Ai
Exponential prior;
no outlier
1175–1230 1165–1265 1210 3% 100% 1175–1270 1155–1420 1230 29% 81% 71.3 70.8 0
Exponential prior; modified Charcoal 1180–1260 1160–1355 1225 22% 88% 1185–1295 1160–1480 1250 44% 68% 74.4 74.2 0
Exponential prior;
default Charcoal
1180–1260 1160–1370 1225 23% 87% 1185–1295 1160–1500 1250 45% 67% 74.4 74.2 0
Uniform prior;
default Charcoal
1185–1265 1160–1390 1230 26% 85% 1180–1345 1160–1690 1280 61% 50% 74.9 74.5 0