Dating of Charcoal Samples from the Polutepe Archeological Site in Azerbaijan

Authors

  • Tufan I. Akhundov Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
  • Sahib G. Mammadov Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Radiation Problems http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4547-4491
  • Aybeniz A. Ahadova Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Radiation Problems
  • Afig N. Abdullayev Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24203/ajhss.v6i4.5459

Keywords:

Radiocarbon dating, Archeology, Neolithic period, Polutepe, Mughan, Charcoal

Abstract

The radiocarbon dating method was used to date the age of a charcoal sample from the Polutepe archeological site in the Jalilabad district of Azerbaijan. Polutepe is the largest Neolithic-Eneolithic monument in the Caucasus. A charcoal sample excavated at the Polutepe site was dated by the conventional radiocarbon method at 4270±160 BC, which agrees with the stratigraphic estimated dates.

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Published

2018-09-01

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Akhundov, T. I., Mammadov, S. G., Ahadova, A. A., & Abdullayev, A. N. (2018). Dating of Charcoal Samples from the Polutepe Archeological Site in Azerbaijan. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 6(4). https://doi.org/10.24203/ajhss.v6i4.5459

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