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These will give an authentic date for a bogus object.
It must be realized that TL dating is but one of the criteria for judging authenticity.
Warning about fakes using ancient materials What about airport x-rays and radiography? Thus, when one measures dose in pottery, it is the dose accumulated since it was fired, unless there was a subsequent reheating.
When pottery is fired, it loses all its previously acquired TL, and on cooling the TL begins again to build up.
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