The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

28. How do you date things?

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

Eric Welch [+-]
University of Kansas
Eric Welch is Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas.

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If the primary task of the archaeologist is to recover and study the past, then one of the most critical tools in this venture is the ability to date artifacts and the context from which they are excavated. This essay explores the different techniques used by archaeologists to date archaeological finds.

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Welch, Eric. 28. How do you date things?. The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 109-112 Sep 2016. ISBN 9781781792421. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=27877. Date accessed: 20 Feb 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.27877. Sep 2016

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