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Chronology of the perishables: first AMS 14C dates of wooden artefacts from Aeneolithic–Bronze Age waterlogged sites in the Trans-Urals, Russia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Natalia M. Chairkina
Affiliation:
1Institute of History and Archaeology, Urals Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Yekaterinburg 620026, Russia (Email: chair_n@mail.ru)
Yaroslav V. Kuzmin
Affiliation:
2Institute of Geology & Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia (Email: kuzmin@fulbrightmail.org)
George S. Burr
Affiliation:
3NSF-Arizona AMS Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721–0081, USA 4Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
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Abstract

Intriguing wooden objects, excavated (mostly unstratigraphically) from peat bogs in the Trans-Urals region of Russia, are here dated by AMS and found to belong to the Aeneolithic and Bronze Age. In spite of a long sojourn in museums, and conservation with various chemicals, the dates obtained were consistent and reliable.

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