26 January 2019

Fancy a date? The use of relative and absolute dating in archaeology

Understanding relative and absolute chronology is a fundamental strand in archaeology, turning guesswork into a science.

Explore the use and application of dating in archaeology with particular emphasis on techniques used in the dating of prehistoric burial ritual sites.

Led by Dr George Nash, archaeologist and specialist in prehistoric and contemporary art, Erasmus Mundus Professor of the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, convener of the Welsh Rock Art Organisation and Research Fellow, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Bristol.

Part of our Archaeology Day School Series.