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A Short Course in Archaeological Dating - About Archaeology
A short course on the various dating methods used in archaeological science over the centuries. Part 1: Relative Dating.
Scientific Dating of Archaeological Sites and Artifacts
Over the 150 years of the discipline of scientific archaeology, researchers have used many different ways to determine how old an artifact or archaeological site ...
A Short Course in Scientific Dating Methods - About Archaeology
This course on archaeological dating methods is provided here as an introduction to the primary methods of dating in archaeology. It is also available as an ...
What Is Seriation? - About Archaeology
Seriation, also called artifact sequencing, is an early scientific method of relative dating, invented (most likely) by the Egyptologist Sir William Flinders Petrie in ...
Dendrochronology - Archaeological Dating Technique
Dendrochronology is the formal term for tree-ring dating, the archaeological dating method that uses the growth rings of long-lived trees as a calendar. Tree- ring ...
Archaeomagnetic Dating - About Archaeology
Archaeomagnetic dating is a method of assigning a date to a fireplace or burned earth area using the earth's magnetic field.
Radiocarbon Dating - About Archaeology
Radiocarbon dating is a method used by archaeologist to date organic materials by comparing the amount of Carbon 14 (C14) available in living creatures as a ...
Techniques of Dating Quiz - About Archaeology
A quiz about Dating Techniques in Archaeology: sans serif font document url body background background color pairs.
Potassium-Argon Dating - About Archaeology
The potassium-argon method of dating artifacts and sites, like radiocarbon dating , relies on measuring radioactive emissions.
optically stimulated luminescence dating - About Archaeology
Although the best known form of luminescence dating is thermoluminescence (or TL), there are several scientific methods which can specify the date of certain ...