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archaeometry

[ahr-kee-om-i-tree] /ˌɑr kiˈɒm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the branch of archaeology that deals with the dating of archaeological specimens through specific techniques, as radiocarbon dating and amino-acid dating.
Also, archeometry.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; archaeo- + -metry
Related forms
archaeometrist, noun
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