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Radiocarbon dating: A guide for applicants

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This document provides step by step guidance on how to apply for radiocarbon dates from the Archaeological Science Manager at Historic Environment Scotland. 

It covers eligibility criteria, sample selection, the application process, receiving and quoting results, as well as information on how the results will be disseminated in the National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE).

  • Audiences:

    Researchers, Museum professionals
  • Date Published:

    09 August 2019
  • Last Updated:

    22 November 2021
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Technical, Advice & Guidance
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