Assuming a strictly literal interpretation of the week of creation, even if some of the generations were left out of the genealogies, the Earth would be less than ten thousand years old.
This paper describes in relatively simple terms how a number of the dating techniques work, how accurately the half-lives of the radioactive elements and the rock dates themselves are known, and how dates are checked with one another.THE FASCINATING SEX LIFE OF JONATHAN, THE 186-YEAR-OLD TORTOISE According to researchers, our current understanding is that hominins, our extinct human ancestors, left Africa about 120,000 years ago. “We have comparable finds only in East Africa…but they are only 2, 3, 4 or 5 million years old, and Eppelsheim is almost 10,” said Matz. As of now, it is not known where the teeth fit in humankind’s family tree.However, Lutz and his team of researchers are only just beginning to fully examine their unique find.(Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AP) The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south of Cairo, in an area known as al-Kamin al-Sahrawi.
Tuesday's statement by the ministry says the unearthed sarcophagi and clay fragments suggest that the area was a large necropolis from sometime between the 27th Dynasty and the Greco-Roman period.Excavation work for the third tomb is still underway.