By M.G.L. Baillie
For archaeologists, resigned to the imprecision of radiocarbon relationship, the results are profound. For the 1st time it's attainable to set up distinctive dates for prehistoric occasions. equally, we now have an self sustaining and scientifically goal manner of trying out ancient money owed, reminiscent of the normal Egyptian chronology. both primary are the insights supplied by way of the comparable disciplines of dendroecology and dendroclimatology. The Bronze Age eruption of Santorini and the advert 540 `event' are explored as interesting case studies.
Drawing on an additional decade of study by means of himself and others, Mike Baille not just brings the pre-1980 tale modern, yet demonstrates the vast and fascinating purposes of this relatively new science.
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