an201%20handout%203%20chronology - K/Ar) Radiocarbon...

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Anthropology 201 Handout 3 – Chronology How old are archaeological sites? - relative chronology (e.g., law of superposition) - absolute chronology o BP o MYA o BC/AD o BCE/CE Argon dating - (sometimes referred to as Potassium argon dating
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Unformatted text preview: K/Ar) Radiocarbon Dating-based on participation of all living organisms in the carbon exchange reservoir Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Dendrochronology Thermoluminescence Obsidian Hydration...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course ANTH 201 taught by Professor Vaughn during the Fall '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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