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RE: Carbon Dating:

Zahi Hawass:

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“Carbon-14 dating has a margin of error of 100 years. In order to date Egyptian dynasties, we need to have specific dates; you cannot use carbon dating," Hawass explained to Al-Masry Al-Youm. "This technique shouldn’t be used at all in making changes to the chronology of the ancient Egypt, not even as a helpful addition.”
http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/egyptian-archeologists-comment-carbon-dating

I recall this was his same reasoning when questioned why he would not allow dating of the graffiti, though I would not be surprised if RCD had not already been done on it and the result was not pleasant.

And actually RCD has an error rate of 100-400yrs depending on sample quality.



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