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ARO39: Unexpected results - the palaeo-environmental analyses and dating of a palaeo-channel at Cammo, Edinburgh

ARO39: Unexpected results - the palaeo-environmental analyses and dating of a palaeo-channel at Cammo, Edinburgh

By John James Atkinson, Warren Bailie, Donal Bateson, Natasha Ferguson, Carol Lang, Susan Ramsay and Clare Wilson

Fieldwork established the remains of a palaeo-channel in deep alluvium. Post-excavation analysis of its sediments, together with radiocarbon dating, provided information on environmental changes during the Neolithic period. After a long absence of recorded human activity, metal finds from a metal detecting survey highlighted the much more recent use of the area.

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