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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A PAPER SAMPLE FROM AN ANTIQUE QURAN

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings

Year: 2011

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Summary

A paper sample from an antique Quran was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. The book was expected to be less than 1,000 years old (Mansur Sajady, personal communication, January 12th, 2011). A radiocarbon date for this Quran will help validate its age for the purpose of appraising its value.


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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A PAPER SAMPLE FROM AN ANTIQUE QURAN. Linda Scott Cummings. PRI Technical Report ,2011-013. 2011 ( tDAR id: 380151) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8CF9PNX


Keywords

Material
Dating Sample Paper

Investigation Types
Data Recovery / Excavation

General
11-013 Quran


Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Paleoresearch Institute


File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
11-013-final.pdf 1.16mb Dec 24, 2012 8:47:18 AM Embargoed Five Years
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America