This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Radiocarbon dating ancient bones

Radiocarbon dating ancient bones

C029/0698

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

JAMES KING-HOLMES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JAMES KING-HOLMES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

A scientist samples an archaeological specimen of the Petrous part of the temporal bone of human remains for radiocarbon dating, using an electric rasp. This bone is believed to be the hardest and most long-lasting in the human body and useful for dating purposes. Photographed at the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, University of Oxford, UK.

Release details

Model release available. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}