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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A PAPYRUS FRAGMENT FROM EGYPT

Author(s): Peter Kovacik

Year: 2014

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Summary

Papyrus fragments from an artifactual document from Egypt were submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. The age of the papyrus is expected to fall between 1,000 to 3,000 years ago. Ancient and modern modifications impacting the artifact prior to its time at the museum include insect holes and exposure to human skin oils due to handling. Dates from the sample will provide information on the time period when the document was produced.


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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A PAPYRUS FRAGMENT FROM EGYPT. Peter Kovacik. PRI Technical Report ,2014-012. 2014 ( tDAR id: 392617) ; doi:10.6067/XCV84F1RP5


Keywords

Material
Dating Sample

Investigation Types
Data Recovery / Excavation

General
papyrus

Geographic Keywords
Egypt


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Contact(s): Linda Scott Cummings


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14-012_Report.pdf 45.16kb Apr 7, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 9:47:16 AM Confidential