Radiocarbon dating in memphis egypt

Large tombs for pharaohs have been found at Abydos and Naqada.

A symposium on 'Radiocarbon Dating and Egyptian Chronology' was held at the Ashmolean Museum 17th-18th March 2010 with a public lecture in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History in order to discuss the main outputs of the project.

Radiocarbon dating is the technique used to determine the age of an object by measuring its radioactive carbon concentration.

It is the most widely used scientific method for dating archaeological artefacts and contexts.

It began when Upper and Lower Egypt were joined as a single country, probably by Narmer.

It is the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt. Historians argue about the dates of the First Dynasty which was part of the Early Bronze Age.

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