Oct 9 - ANTH 103 Friday, October 9th, 2009 IN 2 WEEKS (Fri....

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ANTH 103 Friday, October 9 th , 2009 IN 2 WEEKS (Fri. Oct. 23 rd ) **Tutorial Quiz** -true/false -multiple choice SERIATION EXERCISE – For Bonus Marks •Due in tutorial next Friday, October 16 th TODAY: •Dating Techniques •Case Study: Monte Verde Dating Techniques DIRECT dating: •Analysis done ON the actual artifact INDIRECT dating: •Analysis done on material associated WITH the artifact/ecofact/feature Dating Techniques •Primary Purposes –Establish a chronological sequence –Establish the age of an artifact/feature –Locate events in linear time Relative Dating •Establish a chronological sequence •Law of Superposition
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•Law of Association •Possible correlations to absolute dates Relative Dating •STRATIGRAPHIC ASSOCIATION •In an undisturbed sequence, the depth of the deposit correlates with the age of the deposit •SERIATION •Typological Seriation: Placing styles and designs in order •Frequency Seriation: Frequency of use is documented and battleship curves are analyzed
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ANTH 103 taught by Professor Andrewmartindale during the Fall '09 term at BC.

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