Aitken 1990 science based dating in archaeology


The School of Archaeology regrets to announce that Martin Aitken has died in his home in France, aged 95. He was a physicist who dedicated his time to research in the scientific aspects of archaeology.



He became a Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, in 1965 and Professor of Archaeometry in 1985. It covers such aspects as radiocarbon dating, magnetic dating, amino acid racemization, obsidian hydration and other chemical methods plus luminescence dating and electron spin resonance Since World War II, there has been tremendous success in the development of new methods for dating artifacts; the so-called ̀radiocarbon revolution' was only the first such discovery.The increasing accuracy of the various new techniques has brought about major changes in archaeological research strategies.This important new text compiles the work of some of today's most innovative archaeologists who summarize progress in their respective techniques over the last 30 years - with an emphasis on developments of the last five - and the status of current research Over three years ago, a civil servant vanished after returning from a work trip to Africa.

Missing, presumed dead, the man's family still want answers.

Much of his career (from 1957 – 1989) was spent in the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art at Oxford, where he was Director.



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