Jump to Main Content
- Zhu, Tongxin, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of archaeological science 2013 v.40 no.5 pp. 2485-2492
- Rhizocarpon; archaeology; humid zones; lichens; China
- ... The present study aims to identify the timing of the Huashan Grottoes' excavations using the lichenometric dating method. A total of 96 maximum inscribed circle diameters of Rhizocarpon geographicum growing on the ancient architectures and the walls of entrances are measured in the Huashan Grottoes area of southern Anhui, East China. The results show that the period of the grottoes' excavation is ...