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Unformatted text preview: Chronometric (Absolute) Dating Hominin Humans and their bipedal ancestors since divergence from common ancestor Artifact Portable object mae or altered in some way by a human Thermoluminescence (TL) heat an object-it opens trap and electrons are released in forms of light and one can measure amount of light-see how many electrons were trapped and since we know the rate of accumulation, can work backwards and determine when last heating happened Biostratigraphy Look at material within the strata Taphonomy What happens to bones-why some preserved while some are not, why do they look that way Context...
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- Fall '10
- Biological Anthropology