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Until the 20th century, with its multiple developments, only relative dates could be determined with any confidence.

See Step 1 to learn more about how to determine the age of a tree.Not only that, it varies regionally, such that all trees within a specific species and region will show the same relative growth during wet years and dry years.Each tree then, contains a record of rainfall for the length of its life, expressed in density, trace element content, stable isotope composition, and intra-annual growth ring width.The method is still a standard for cemetery studies.Absolute dating, the ability to attach a specific chronological date to an object or collection of objects, was a breakthrough for archaeologists.

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The full citation of this article is "Dendrochronology and Other Applications of Tree-ring Studies in Archaeology" in The Handbook of. Tree-ring dating. 
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Time, Trees, and Prehistory Tree-Ring Dating and the Development of North American Archaeology 1914-1950. Salt Lake City The University of Utah Press; 
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