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Sample Quantities

Recommended quantity for archaeological dating of every sample material:

Charcoal10 - 100 mg
Plants, seeds5 - 100 mg
Dried peat200 mg
Soil, bottom sediments10 g
Textile10 - 20 mg
Wood20 - 100 mg
Bone1 - 4 g
Cremated bone2 g
Teeth1 - 2 tooth
Ceramics (charred food residues)10 - 20 mg
Shells, corals, CaCO₃20 - 100 mg
Paper, cellulose10 - 20 mg
Leather1 g
Pigment10 mg
Oil20 mg

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