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17 6: Radiocarbon Dating- Utilizing Radioactivity To Measure The Age Of Fossils And Other Artifacts Chemistry Libretexts

They additionally sampled artifacts from museums corresponding to a chunk of timber from Egyptian pharaoh Senusret III’s funerary boat, an object whose age was known by the record of its owner’s death. At the time, no radiation-detecting instrument (such as a Geiger counter) was delicate sufficient to detect the small amount of carbon-14 that Libby’s […]