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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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During his presentation, the secretary finally referred to the digitalization of procedures related to the Registry of Scientific and Technological Organizations and Entities (ROECYT); to the advances in the area of ??human resources of the Institute of Dating and Archeometry (INDYA) in the province of Jujuy; to the scientific advisory service provided to the Congress for the discussion and design of public policies; and the intense collaboration with other spheres of Government.
GARCIA-VALLES, "Technology and colour developement of hispano-moresque lead glaze pottery", Archeometry, 39, I (1997), pp.
(2006) Bazi Ortacag cati ortusu sivalarinin hammadde ozellikleri--Raw materials characteristics of Medieval plasters used for roof covering," Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Excavation, Research and Archeometry; Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Antalya, Turkey; 155-60.
government to end atmospheric nuclear tests by establishing that radioactive fallout--Strontium-90--was accumulating in Canadian and American children's teeth; who throughout her career refused to do classified research, suspecting it might be used for weapons; and who in the 1980s concluded that even her training of students could be of great use to the military and therefore switched fields entirely and became a pioneer in archeometry, applying modern techniques of materials analysis to artifacts found by archeologists.
(1991): "Electron spin resonance dating and the evolution of modern humans", Archeometry, 33, pp.
Archeometry has led to extensive, although not invariably definitive, corrections of our picture of maiolica production in Italy.