Dating Methods

Dating Methods - Part A Absolute Dating Methods What dating...

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Absolute Dating Methods What dating techniques COULD you use in the following situations (remember, you might use more than one for each example)? Be clear about which object or feature can be dated with each methodology. Focus on the following methods. ABSOLUTE DATING Radiocarbon Archaeomagnetism Dendrochronology RELATIVE DATING Stratigraphy Seriation Architectural Dating 1. A site with multiple rooms. Each contains several large roof beams. 2. A corn cob from a rockshelter. 3. An obsidian projectile point embedded in a mammoth skull. 4. A decorated ceramic pot that contains charred seeds. 5. A hearth (fire pit) that contains burned very large pieces of charcoal and bone. 6. A hearth that does not contain any charcoal, only hardened, burned earth. 7. A pollen core with several layers, some that contain pieces of charcoal. 8. A boat recovered from a shipwreck. 9. A roasting pit that was lined with rock. Pit is full of charcoal and burned pieces of bone, agave, and unidentified seeds. 10.
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