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Single amino acid radiocarbon dating of Upper Paleolithic modern humans.

Abstract:

Archaeological bones are usually dated by radiocarbon measurement of extracted collagen. However, low collagen content, contamination from the burial environment, or museum conservation work, such as addition of glues, preservatives, and fumigants to "protect" archaeological materials, have previously led to inaccurate dates. These inaccuracies in turn frustrate the development of archaeological chronologies and, in the Paleolithic, blur the dating of such key events as the dispersal of anato...

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10.1073/pnas.1116328109

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Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
109
Issue:
18
Pages:
6878-6881
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:6e9c6508-4397-4c62-ac1c-0232539336c1
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325076
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pubs:325076

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