Archaeological dating isotopes - Archaeological Dating: Stratigraphy and Seriation - ThoughtCo


The discipline involves surveying , excavation and eventually analysis of data collected to learn more about the past. In broad scope, archaeology relies on cross-disciplinary research. It draws upon anthropology , history , art history , classics , ethnology , geography , geology , literary history , linguistics , semiology , textual criticism , physics , information sciences , chemistry , statistics , paleoecology , paleography , paleontology , paleozoology , and paleobotany .

Stratigraphy is the oldest of the relative dating methods that archaeologists use to date things. Stratigraphy is based on the law of superposition--like a layer cake, the lowest layers must have been formed first.


Archaeological dating isotopes

Archaeological dating isotopes