The University of Arizona

Dendrochronological Dating in Egypt: Work Accomplished and Future Prospects

Peter Ian Kuniholm, Maryanne Newton, Hend Sherbiny, Hussein Bassir

Abstract


We assess the state of and potential for expansion of dendroarchaeological research in Egypt. We also report previously unpublished findings, which we hope will assist with the new effort in constructing tree-ring chronologies in Egypt. In doing so, we explain briefly some of the problems and potential of the future enterprise.

DOI: 10.2458/azu_rc.56.18344 (Radiocarbon)

DOI: 10.3959/1536-1098-70.3.93 (Tree-Ring Research)

 


Keywords


dendroarchaeology; Egypt; Egyptology; chronology; wood; tree rings; cedar; juniper; crossdating

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