archaeomagnetism dating

or ar·che·o·mag·ne·tism dat·ing

[ ahr-kee-oh-mag-ni-tiz-uh m ]
/ ˌɑr ki oʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm /

noun

the dating of archaeological specimens by determination of the magnetic alignment of objects containing ferromagnetic materials, as baked clay pots, within undisturbed archaeological sites.

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