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New Carbon Dates Support Revised History of Ancient Mediterranean

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Science  28 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5773, pp. 508-509
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5773.508

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Two new radiocarbon studies on pages 548 and 565 of this issue of Science claim to provide strong support for the earlier of the two sets of dates that have been proposed for the Late Bronze Age eruption of the Aegean volcanic island of Thera. (Read more.)

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