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- Appendix II Chronometric Dating Methods. - Wiley
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Chronology and dating methods - books, open books for
Relative dating in archaeology presumes the age of an artefact in relation and by comparison, to other objects found in its vicinity.
Limits to relative dating are that it cannot provide an accurate year or a specific date of use.
Appendix II Chronometric Dating Methods. - Wiley
The style of the artefact and its archaeology location stratraphiy are required to arrive at a relative date.
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(Examples of each method, respectively, are dendrochronology, carbon-14, archaeomagnetism, and the known year a city was destroyed.) Relative dating is based on stratraphy (the tendency of younger layers to lie over older layers) and comparison of artifacts from undated sites to sites where dates are established.Absolute dating - pedia
Physical dating methods:
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