December 26th – Archaeology 101 on Relative Dating

This week, I’m slowing things down. Giving you the information you need to get up close and in detail – With soil. We’re talking about Relative Dating in Archaeology, focusing on the simple topics behind it, and going into depth to provide the information you need to determine how old an artifact is in relative to other artifacts found around it.

Stay tuned for the advanced techniques video next week! As mentioned, the cake was made by the amazing Meghan Saint over at  @diningthroughtime  – Check out her stuff and all of the amazing work she does with historical recipes!

Bibliography

https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/dating-in-archaeology

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/earth-and-planetary-sciences/fluvial-deposit

https://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/environment/soil-management/soil-management-guide/pubs/soil-management-guide.pdf

https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/orientation-strata https://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/rocks-layers.html

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/europe-bog-bodies-reveal-secrets-180962770/

https://www.climatechangepost.com/ireland/forestry-and-peatlands/

https://serc.carleton.edu/eslabs/cryosphere/3b.html

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