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Revolutionary new method for dating pottery sheds new light on prehistoric past

April 8, 2020 - General

A team at the University of Bristol has developed a new method of dating pottery which is allowing archaeologists to date prehistoric finds from across the world with remarkable accuracy.
6,000 year old prehistoric pottery from the Sahara
[Credit: Casanova et al. 2020]

The exciting new method, reported in detail in the journal Nature, is now being used to date pottery from a range of key sites up to 8,000 years old in Britain, Europe…

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