Synchronising radiocarbon dating and the Egyptian historical chronology by improved sample selection

M.W. Dee, J.M. Rowland, T.F.G. Higham, A.J. Shortland, F. Brock, S.A. Harris, C. Bronk Ramsey

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Egypt has some of the oldest written records and extended lists of named rulers. But radiocarbon dates have only fulfilled expectations 66 per cent of the time. So why haven&t the two types of dating made a better match? The authors provide a dozen excellent reasons, which will sound the alarm among researchers well beyond Dynastic Egypt.
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Pages (from-to)868-883
Number of pages16
JournalAntiquity
Volume86
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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