Gasche and Tunca (1983) were the first to propose a formal archaeological stratigraphic nomenclature based on geological guides as well as three separate formal units for archaeological strata based on lithology, artifactual content, and time periods.
Who discovered stratigraphy?
William Smith The first practical large-scale application of stratigraphy was by William Smith in the 1790s and early 19th century.
Who introduced the principle of stratigraphy in Indian Archaeology?
Sir Charles Lyell 8. Conserving archaeological resources. Stratigraphy: The concept of stratigraphy in geology had been based on the publication of the book Principles of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell in 1830.
How do you date a stratigraphy?
Archaeological Dating: Stratigraphy and SeriationStratigraphy is the oldest of the relative dating methods that archaeologists use to date things. Obsidian hydration uses the rate of rind growth on volcanic glass to determine dates; after a new fracture, a rind covering the new break grows at a constant rate.More items •2 Oct 2020