luis asked in Social ScienceAnthropology · 4 weeks ago

Archaeology ?

In what situations might using BP be a more appropriate time scale and for BCE/CE?

1 Answer

  • 4 weeks ago

    The BP scale is sometimes used for dates established by means other than radiocarbon dating, such as stratigraphy. Stratigraphy is a branch of geology concerned with the study of rock layers (strata) and layering (stratification). It is primarily used in the study of sedimentary and layered volcanic rocks.

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