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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Also not to be missed at any time of year is the MegAaAaAeA?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.
Complete or partial cross sections were taken with a manual saw and all samples included [greater than]50 tree rings to facilitate cross dating. Typically, two samples were taken from each tree at different heights to reduce problems associated with missing or partial rings.
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.
Bedlington's 18th Century market place is the focal point of the town, situated halfway along its main shopping street and featuring a stone cross dating back to 1782 where local people once gathered to listen to public speakers.

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