Carbon 14 dating denotes
My book Ages in Chaos was read by hundreds of thousands of readers and found many followerswhy not show me wrong if this is so easy? During the ten years after the publication of Libbys Radiocarbon Dating in 1952, which was also the year Ages in Chaos was published, the great period of history in accepted Egyptian chronology from -1580, the beginning of the New Kingdom (or rather from -1680, the fall of the Middle Kingdom) to the time of the Ptolemies, a period of ca.1250 years in the accepted chronology, a tremendous stretch of time, was left out of radiocarbon testing programs.I have even employed the argument, for instance at my coming to see Dr.
In Ages in Chaos we have seen that, with the fall of the Middle Kingdom and the Exodus synchronized, events in the histories of the peoples of the ancient world coincide all along the centuries.My efforts, spread over ten years and more, were directed to many museums and places of learning, but they were all in vain.I have recorded and filed the exchanges that took place between my supporters, myself, and those in whose power it was to have the tests made. For a while it looked a little more hopeful when my friend, Claude F. Schaeffer, the excavator of Ras Shamra (Ugarit), acceded to my urging and sent to Dr.Libbys discoveries gave immediate support and even vindication to three independent conclusions of my research into natural events of the past, as described in Worlds in Collision and Earth in Upheavalthe time the Ice Age ended, the time petroleum was deposited, and the time of the classical period of Meso-american civilization.