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Calculations based on two standard deviations increases the possible date range, increasing the probability of the sample lying within this range to 95 percent.Very few artifacts recovered from an archeological site can be absolutely dated.Archeologists use several methods to establish absolute chronology including radiocarbon dating, obsidian hydration, thermoluminescence, dendrochronology, historical records, mean ceramic dating, and pipe stem dating.It is possible then to calculate the date of an organic object by measuring the amount of C14 left in the sample.Because the concentration of radiocarbon in the atmosphere has varied considerably over time, radiocarbon dates as far back as 7,000 years may be corrected by calibrating them against accurate dates from radiocarbon-dated tree rings and developing a master correction curve.