Archaeologists use radiocarbon dating to locate ancient river harbor

12/12/2012 | Sci-News.com

A team of French and Italian archaeologists used geological coring to identify the hypothetical site of Ostia, an ancient harbor city founded by Roman King Ancus Marcius around 620 B.C. Archaeologists previously identified a number of other ruins from the city, which was a port and outer defense for the Roman empire, but the harbor's whereabouts were unknown. The team used radiocarbon dating on river sediment samples to pinpoint the harbor.

View Full Article in:

Sci-News.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified school District
San Frnacisco, CA
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA
Principal
Tapestry Public Charter School
Atlanta, GA
Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership
Ball State University
Muncie, IN