archaeomagnetism

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archaeomagnetism

(ˌɑːkɪəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm) or

archeomagnetism

n
(Archaeology) an archaeological technique for dating certain clay objects by measuring the extent to which they have been magnetized by the earth's magnetic field
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archaeomagnetism

A technique used to date ancient clay objects by measuring how much they have been magnetized by the earth’s magnetic field.
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