Radiocarbon dating of ancient rock paintings

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This report presents progress made on a technique for {sup 14}C dating pictographs. A low-temperature oxygen plasma is used coupled with high-vacuum technologies to selectively remove C-containing material in the paints without contamination from inorganic carbon from rock substrates or accretions.

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Ilger, W.A.; Hyman, M.; Rowe, M.W. & Southon, J. June 20, 1995.

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This report presents progress made on a technique for {sup 14}C dating pictographs. A low-temperature oxygen plasma is used coupled with high-vacuum technologies to selectively remove C-containing material in the paints without contamination from inorganic carbon from rock substrates or accretions.

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  • 209. American Chemical Society (ACS) national meeting, Anaheim, CA (United States), 2-6 Apr 1995

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  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--121267
  • Report No.: CONF-950402--16
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 100236
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620111

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Ilger, W.A.; Hyman, M.; Rowe, M.W. & Southon, J. Radiocarbon dating of ancient rock paintings, article, June 20, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620111/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.