Meaning of archaeometry

ar•chae•om•e•try

Pronunciation: (är"kē-om'i-trē), [key]
— n.
  1. the branch of archaeology that deals with the dating of archaeological specimens through specific techniques, as radiocarbon dating and amino-acid dating.
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