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"In a simple direct sense, archaeology is a science that must be lived, must be "seasoned with humanity". Dead archaeology is the driest dust that blows"
-Mortimer Wheeler

October 24, 2019

Radiocarbon or carbon dating is an amazing scientific technique developed by a chemist called Willard Libby back in the late 1940s. People were so impressed by him that he also received the Nobel Prize for it in 1960. What Libby wanted to do was use the known propertie...

May 16, 2018

Dendrochronology is a form of absolute dating that studies tree rings in order to form a chronological sequence of a specific area or region. Before radiocarbon dating came onto the field, it was one of the most reliable forms of dating for those areas that had suffici...

April 5, 2018

Seriation in archaeology is a relative dating technique where artefacts and assemblages (collections of artefacts) are separated and classified by style and frequency to create a relative chronology.  Seriation can be used to date just about anything!

Sir William Flinde...

March 9, 2018

                                

Just to make sure we’re all on the same page when we’re learning, here are three v...

March 1, 2018

Stratigraphy is a term used by archaeologists, geologists, and the like to refer to the layers of the earth that have built up over time.  Stratification is defined by the depositing of strata or layers, one on top of the other, creating the ground we walk on today.

Str...

December 17, 2017

The Three Age system is a methodological concept developed by Danish scholar C. J. Thomsen in 1836.  He published a book where he proposed that prehistoric and early historic artefacts in museum collections could be divided into one of three ages based on the materials...

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