the dating of archaeological specimens by determination of the magnetic alignment of objects containing ferromagnetic materials, as baked clay pots, within undisturbed archaeological sites.
. the branch of archaeology that deals with the dating of archaeological specimens through specific techniques, as radiocarbon dating and amino-acid dating.
noting or pertaining to the earlier half of the Precambrian Era, from about 5 billion to 2.5 billion years ago, during which the earliest datable rocks were formed and from which the oldest known fossil forms, blue-green algae and bacteria, have been recovered. the Archeozoic division of geologic time or the rock systems formed then. […]
(in the Iliad) the son of Iphitus who served as a charioteer for Hector.
a person who shoots with a bow and arrow; bowman. (initial capital letter) Astronomy, Astrology. the constellation or sign of Sagittarius. an . William, 1856–1924, Scottish playwright, drama critic, and translator. a male given name. playfully roguish or mischievous: an arch smile. cunning; crafty; sly. Obsolete. a person who is preeminent; a chief. Contemporary Examples […]