Nativity and Crib and Figures
The Nativity and Crib and Figures sculpture in bog oak is approximately 20cm in length. The main section which also acts as a base is made of bog oak in its natural form. A number of sculptured iconic figurines depicting characters and animals from the classic nativity scene are supplied with the main section.
Dimensions: 20cm (8″)
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.
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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