Definition of archaeometry in English:



mass noun
  • The application of scientific techniques to the dating of archaeological remains.

    • ‘The seminar covers general aspects of archaeometry, given by invited speakers and students.’
    • ‘He organises the neutron irradiations for the archaeometry studies.’
    • ‘The National Science Foundation's division of behavioral and cognitive sciences, part of the directorate of social, behavioral, and economic sciences, invites proposals for archaeometry awards under the archaeology program.’
    • ‘This site is designed to be used as a resource for the teaching of archaeometry and archaeological science at universities and, in some cases, secondary schools.’
    • ‘In its broadest sense, archaeometry represents the interface between archaeology and the natural and physical sciences.’