Contemplation

The “Contemplation” sculpture in bog oak is approximately 30cm in height. A self standing sculpture featuring a piece of bog wood in its natural form with a single sculptured bird representing a heron standing on top of the base piece.

Dimensions: 30cm (12″)

Note* Each piece of bog wood is different and unique. As such the sculpture you receive will have the same theme as shown above along with the same approximate dimensions but it may look slightly different to the example shown.

Price: €160.00

To view video of sculpture please click on link below

From: The School of Geosciences, Queens University, Belfast

EXTRACT FROM DATE CERTIFICATION

The radiocarbon date determined for the Bog Yew is 3717 years before present day. Comparing this result with the international standard radiocarbon calibration curve, we get a calendrical date of 2137 BC. The error limits on this calendrical date are – 65 and 102 years. We are 95.4% confident that the true date lies between 2035 BC and 2202 BC.

The radiocarbon date determined for the Bog Oak is 470BP. This date intercepts the calibration curve in 3 places yielding dates 3504, 3405 and 3384 BC. In this case we are 95.4% confident that the true date lies between 3370 BC and 3621 BC.

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