Radiocarbon Dating of Early Dynastic Mesopotamia: Results, Limitations, and Prospects

@article{Wencel2016RadiocarbonDO,
  title={Radiocarbon Dating of Early Dynastic Mesopotamia: Results, Limitations, and Prospects},
  author={Maciej Mateusz Wencel},
  journal={Radiocarbon},
  year={2016},
  volume={59},
  pages={635 - 645}
}
  • M. M. Wencel
  • Published 12 August 2016
  • Environmental Science
  • Radiocarbon
Abstract This paper describes the results of Bayesian modeling of radiocarbon dates from Early Bronze Age contexts in Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day southern Iraq. The model uses 14C dates available in the literature, employing archaeological and textual information to correlate contexts from a number of important Mesopotamian sites. The insufficient number of dates makes it impossible to precisely define the chronology of the period in question; however, the analysis allows for observing… 
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