Describe the limitations of obsidian hydration dating
Date of a sample pre-dates the context it is found.
Some samples, like wood, already ceased interacting with the biosphere and have an apparent age at death and linking them to the age of the deposits around the sample would not be wholly accurate.
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History, anthropology, and archaeology are three distinct but closely related bodies of knowledge that tell man of his present by virtue of his past.
Studying the material remains of past human life and activities may not seem important or exciting to the average Joe unlike the biological sciences.
Archaeologists, on the other hand, provide proof of authenticity of a certain artifact or debunk historical or anthropological findings.
Archaeology has undoubtedly enriched mankind’s history like no other science.
The implication of what is represented by the carbon 14 activity of a sample must be considered.
The sample-context relationship is not always straightforward.