Laboratory: Harwell

BP: 3760 Std: 90

Delta 13C value -26.3 Delta 13C standard deviation None given

Sample Material: charcoal Sample Material Comment: quercus sp from mature timbers

Feature Type: Grave (inhumation) Feature: from an intermittent spread charcoal (0.6m x 0.2m x 0.03m) interpreted as a charred board, in the secondary grave at the centre of the ring ditch; the charcoal sealed a bronze awl and was immediately adjacent to a shale button and flint implements

Culture: Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age Phase: n/a

Site: Ravenstone: Ring Ditch II Country Subdivision: England Country: United Kingdom

Approved: Right: public


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