Friday, 18 June 2010

Scientists use plants to date Egypt's pharaohs

Scientists have established for the first time clear dates for the ruling dynasties of ancient Egypt after carbon dating plant remains, according to research published Thursday. The results will force historians to revise their records for the two millennia when ancient Egypt dominated the Mediterranean world and hopefully end debate once and for all between rival Egyptologists.
Sources: AFP Science Codex BBC Daily Mail

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