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Strontium isotope analysis of the Mesolithic cremation from Langford, Essex, England

Abstract:

As reported in MM 23.2, a site in Langford, Essex, has yielded the first cremation deposit dated to the Mesolithic in Britain (Gilmour and Loe 2015). Directly dated to 5657–5561 cal BC (95.4% probability, based on two separate dates on calcined bone successfully combined in OxCal 4.2: 6692 ± 21 BP, χ2, T = 0.0(5%3.8)), the deposit contained what appear to be the partial cremated remains of a single adult. While the loss of the organic fraction precludes stable isotope analyses for dietary rec...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4444-766X
Journal:
Mesolithic Miscellany Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
19-21
Publication date:
2016-06-01
ISSN:
0259-3548
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
940399
Local pid:
pubs:940399
Deposit date:
2020-07-14

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