Articles related to archaeological dating methods
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
How old is it? Over the 150 years of the discipline of scientific archaeology, researchers have used many different ways to determine how old an artifact or ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Techniques of Dating Quiz - About Archaeology
A quiz about Dating Techniques in Archaeology: sans serif font document url body background background color pairs.
The Development of Archaeological Method - About Archaeology
Part 5 of our history of archaeology discusses the development of scientific ... William Matthew Flinders Petrie , known most for the dating technique known as ...
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 ...
optically stimulated luminescence dating - About Archaeology
Luminescence dating is a relatively new method of dating archaeological sites and materials. Although the best known form of luminescence dating is ...
potassium-argon dating method - About Archaeology
The potassium-argon method of dating artifacts and sites, like radiocarbon dating , relies on measuring radioactive emissions.