2018 Field Season – Fearnan Crannog

2018 Field Season – Fearnan Crannog

After two months of very good weather here in central Scotland, we are beginning again our underwater investigation of crannogs in Loch Tay, Perthshire. Our first target for the 2018 field season is Fearnan Crannog.Fearnan Crannog is notable for being just 200 m to...

The First Wiggle-Match Date

The first Living on Water dates have now come back from being measured by the AMS. The result comes from the longest lived of a group of three oaks from Milton Morenish Crannog. This group was dendrochronologically matched and identified by Anne Crone as having been...
Preparing the samples for measurement

Preparing the samples for measurement

After pre-treating the samples so that we can be absolutely sure that what we are dating is what we are interested in, the next step is to get the samples into a form which can be measured by accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS). To do this, our samples are first...