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The use of physical, chemical, or mathematical procedures in the study of archaeological artifacts, materials, or data. Archaeometry includes techniques such as radiometric dating, remote sensing, spectroscopy, and mathematical modeling. Also called archaeological science.
ar′chae·o·met′ri·cal (-ə-mĕt′rĭ-kəl), ar′chae·o·met′ric adj.
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the use of science and modern technology in archaeology to examine and interpret archaeological remains
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