cross dating

cross dating

[¦krȯs ′dād·iŋ]
(archeology)
The matching of patterns of ring widths from one tree with corresponding patterns for the same years from another tree, allowing the accurate assignment of calendar dates to tree rings.
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ve Calvary, a seri of 15 chapels and oratories depicting the stations of the cross dating from the 19th century between the village centre and the Mont d'Arbois Plateau, an opportunity for a lovely walk through this designated European Sacred Mount and French Historic Monument.
The old postcard, which shows the Abbey Cross dating from the 14th century, is a picture from 1913.
Annual growth rings of particular tree species are subjected to tree ring dating, cross matching or cross dating, the procedure of matching ring-width variation and other structural characteristics with in a tree and among trees that have grown in a particular area.
There's a chance to enjoy Irish culture and art at the Model Art Gallery or you can follow the WB Yeats trail and visit the writer's grave at Drumcliff Cemetery that also boasts a Round Tower and High Cross dating back to the 7th century.
The Very Rev Christopher Dalliston welcomed the project yesterday and showed The Journal a processional cross dating back more than 100 years depicting St Nicholas and Jesus as the lamb of God.
THIS gold, gem-encrusted cross dating from the 7th century was found buried in a muddy field by a treasure hunter with a metal detector.
Garrison Carr scored 17 points to lead American, which has lost eight in a row to Holy Cross dating to Feb.
You can still see the ancient market cross dating back to the 14th century - one of only two in Kirklees.
In the centre of the village is the ancient Butter Cross dating from the days when this was a bustling market town.
Residents of and frequent visitors to Simi Valley are no doubt familiar with Mount McCoy, capped with a white cross dating to 1941.
Complete or partial cross sections were taken with a manual saw and all samples included [greater than]50 tree rings to facilitate cross dating.
But there are also more traditional and classic exhibits -- a Roman bronze of Ajax, a fourth-century AD Byzantine marble head of the emperor Gratian and a Byzantine reliquary cross dating from the tenth or eleventh century AD.