Some archaeologic applications of accelerator radiocarbon analysis

D. J. Donahue, A. J.T. Jull, T. W. Linick

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The method of preparation of archaeologic samples for AMS radiocarbon dating, the precision of such measurements and the conversion of radiocarbon results to calendar ages are presented. The application of the technique to measurements of the ages of bones, textiles (including the Shroud of Turin), cultigens and other achaeologic artifacts is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)561-564
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - Jan 2 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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