For those researchers working in the field of human history, the chronology of events remains a major element of reflection.
Archaeologists have access to various techniques for dating archaeological sites or the objects found on those sites.
A strange chalice made its way into the British Museum’s collection in the 1950s.
It is a 1,600-year-old jade green Roman artifact called the Lycurgus Cup.
This method is based on the fact that when a material is heated or exposed to sunlight, electrons are released and some of them are trapped inside the item.