Archaeomagnetism

Remanence that is being examined or analyzed with regard to archaeological remains. When examined with regard to geologic materials, especially those predating human civilization, prefer "paleomagnetism.".

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Remanence that is being examined or analyzed with regard to archaeological remains. When examined with regard to geologic materials, especially those predating human civilization, prefer "paleomagnetism."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300191607. The J. Paul Getty Trust.