Archeaology dating a find
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These important artifacts range in date from a few hundred years old to well over 6,000 years showing the significance of Florida’s long aquatic cultural heritage.
In addition the following techniques are outlined: potassium-argon dating, uranium series dating (including ionium dating), fission track dating and dating by chemical change (including hydration of obsidian and weathering layers on glass).
A few examples of drought impact - click for a larger view: Prehistoric dugout canoes while looking strong and stable are all too often extremely fragile.
The treatment process takes a long period of time and must be monitored during the stabilization period.
As part of the canoe survey and research efforts samples are being collected, analyzed and curated (See EAP web site_Archaeobotanical curation) but, in general, the canoes are being left in situ.
Prehistoric dugout canoes while looking strong and stable are all too often extremely fragile.