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archaeomagnetism dating

or ar·che·o·mag·ne·tism dat·ing

[ahr-kee-oh-mag-ni-tiz-uh m]
noun
  1. 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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