Radiocarbon Dates of Old and Middle Kingdom Monuments in Egypt

  title={Radiocarbon Dates of Old and Middle Kingdom Monuments in Egypt},
  author={Georges Bonani and Herbert Haas and Zahi Hawass and Mark Lehner and Shawki Nakhla and John S. Nolan and Robert J. Wenke and Willy W{\"o}lfli},
  pages={1297 - 1320}
Between 1984 and 1995 over 450 organic samples were collected from monuments built during the Old and Middle Kingdoms. The most suitable samples were selected for dating. The purpose was to establish a radiocarbon chronology with samples from secure context and collected with the careful techniques required for 14C samples. This chronology is compared to the historical chronology established by reconstructing written documentation. 
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