In addition to radiocarbon dating being expensive and sometimes inaccurate, it also takes time, and most labs have long wait lists.
It can be a long time before archaeologists are able to get the results of their tests.
Regardless, radiocarbon dating has become a media and movie darling, making it one of the most well known techniques for dating artifacts. Be sure to check out the series introduction or follow the links below! If yes, could you kindly let me know the price, approximate wait time and process/requirement/form?
I recently purchased a wooden bench, and would like to know its age. If so, my brother found two pieces of shipwreck at Peche Island.
Egyptologists, for example, created a relative chronology of pre-pharaonic Egypt based on increasing complexity in ceramics found at burial sites.