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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.


(ˌɑːkɪˈɒmətrɪ) or


the use of science and modern technology in archaeology to examine and interpret archaeological remains
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Participating in the study headed by Philipp Stockhammer, of Munich's Ludwig-Maximilians University, were Corina Knipper of the Curt-Engelhorn-Centre for Archaeometry, along with Alissa Mittnik and Johannes Krause of the Max Planck Institute and the University of Tuebingen.
Corina Knipper of the Curt-Engelhorn-Centre for Archaeometry, as well as Alissa Mittnik and Johannes Krause of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena and the University of Tuebingen jointly directed these scientific investigations.
pdf) Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry , authored by Malville and JosAaAaAeA@ Vaquero at the University of Extremadura in Spai says the total solar eclipse in July 1097 was "the only visible total eclipse during the period of maximum great house construction (1020-1130 CE) in Chaco Canyon.
An International Journal for Archaeology, History and Archaeometry of Marbles and Stones, 3, pp.
DUBAI: Ancient images carved into stone at an archaeological site in Turkey tell the story of the comet that triggered a small-scale ice age more than 13,000 years ago, scientists at the University of Edinburgh revealed this week in the Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry publication.
In order to ease the work of archaeologists, the members of the Archaeometry Laboratory from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca have applied and tested a truly electrical engineering specific method to determine the trajectory of buried walls.
Radiocarbon dates from the Oxford AMS System: Archaeometry datelist 9.
The piedmont white marbles used in antiquity: an archaeometric distinction inferred by a minero-petrographic and c-o stable isotope study, Archaeometry.
In 1967, Franklin began teaching at the University of Toronto, where she pioneered the field of archaeometry, in which modern materials science is applied to the dating of archaeological artefacts.
Prof Cohen has a BSc (Hons), MSc and PhD in Physics and over 36 years research experience in nuclear and atomic physics, materials science, archaeometry, biology, and environmental studies.
Proceedings of the 37th International Symposium on Archaeometry, Berlin, Springer, 2011, p.
A Technological Study of Chinese Porcelain of the Yuan Dynasty", Archaeometry, Vol 26, No 2, p 147.