D., when the main city of Populonia was mysteriously abandoned.
People continued to live at the villa, though, until the end of the 5th century, so it is one of the few existing sources of information from this time period Teams 5-7 will excavate at the Baratti and Populonia Archaeological Park.
Martinón-Torres and Killick claim that ‘archaeological science’ has promoted the development of high-level theory in archaeology.
However, Smith rejects both concepts of archaeological science because neither emphasize falsification or a search for causality.
Overview of Methods Superposition Stratigraphy Dendrochronology Radiocarbon C14 Radiometric Dating Methods Obsidian Hydration Dating Paleomagnetic/Archaeomagnetic Luminescence Dating Methods Amino Acid Racemization Fission-track Dating Ice Cores Varves Pollens Corals Cation Ratio Fluorine Dating Patination Oxidizable Carbon Ratio Electron Spin Resonance Cosmic-ray Exposure Dating This is an excellent overview of dating methodologies, and is a chapter in a textbook on Archaeology.
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