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Title: Building the Radiocarbon Chronology for the Archaeological Site Ufa-II: Is this the Elusive "bashkort" of Medieval Sources?
Authors: Levchenko, VA
Sungatov, FA
Keywords: CARBON 14
DEPOSITION
ARCHAEOLOGY
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
SAMPLING
CARBON ISOTOPES
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2013
Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES
Citation: Levchenko, V. A., & Sungatov, F. A. (2013). Building the Radiocarbon Chronology for the Archaeological Site Ufa-II: Is this the Elusive "bashkort" of Medieval Sources? Radiocarbon, 55(2-3), 1278-1285. doi:10.2458/azu_js_rc.55.16306
Abstract: A suite of accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) radiocarbon dates for the Ufa-II archaeological site in Bashkortostan, Russia, is obtained for the first time. Dating was done on charcoal samples from a sequence of cultural deposits collected during the 2011 digging season. An age-depth chronology is established using the Bayesian deposition General Outlier P_Sequence model. The oldest age for the site at the horizon immediately over the sterile ground was cal AD 137-237 (68% probability), corresponding to the beginning of site occupation. The youngest C-14 date found was late 6th to early 7th century cal AD for the extensive planked boardwalks unearthed at the site. The C-14 dates are in good agreement with archaeological determinations based on discovered artifacts. © 2013, University of Arizona.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2458/azu_js_rc.55.16306
http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/6037
ISSN: 0033-8222
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