Further, if it gives off twice as much light, we will be tempted to believe that the newly-discovered pot is twice as old. You can say that your new find is very old only if it satisfies all the conditions (is made of the same material, was stored in the same environment, etc.) as your calibration sample.”These conditions are usually hard to know for sure, and so there is considerable uncertainty about most thermo -luminescence dating.
For this reason conservative users of the technique will usually give a date within a range of /- 100 – 300 years for archaeological finds.
The Chinese funerary urn (99.56) in the New Acquisitions Gallery is made of earthenware with painted designs.
Its broad shoulders, small loop handles, and narrow flat bottom is typical of the Banshan type of ceramic ware encountered in the western central part of Gansu province. According to the label, Neolithic Yang-shao ceramic ware was usually made by molding built-up coils of earthenware and finishing the work on a hand-turned wheel.
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