I've always been interested in archaeology and the understanding of ancient cultures, since I started reading Greek mythology as a child.
I have been working as a professional archaeologist for many years and am looking forward to answering any questions you have about archaeology.
A word or word combination may be omitted if it is clear from the context, such as U ottsa byl bol’shoi pis’mennyi stol, a u syna malen’kii (“The father had a large desk, and his son a small one”), or if it constitutes a familiar expression, such as Ty v liubom sluchae vyidesh’ sukhim (iz vody) (“You will manage to come out dry [from the water] in any case”).
Curator Geoffrey Hargreaves inspects core samples from the Greenland ice sheet. The cores are vital to understanding changes in atmospheric carbon levels in the past.
�� Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis/VCG / Getty Images The scientific term "cal BP" is an abbreviation for "calibrated years before the present" or "calendar years before the present" and that is a notation which signifies that the raw radiocarbon date cited has been corrected using current methodologies.
So, in other words, we have a pretty solid way to calibrate raw radiocarbon dates for the most recent 12,594 years of our planet's past.
As you might imagine, scientists have been attempting to discover organic objects that can be dated securely pretty steadily for the past fifty years.
– “Abbreviation for the term Anno Domini Nostri Jesu Christi (or simply Anno Domini) which means “”in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ.”” Years are counted from the traditionally recognized year of the birth of Jesus. E.).” Absolute Dating – Collective term for techniques that assign specific dates or date ranges, in calendar years, to artifacts and other archaeological finds.