Radiocarbon dating used on
The Mayan calendar used 3114 BC as their reference.
It is good for dating for the last 50,000 years to about 400 years ago and can create chronologies for areas that previously lacked calendars.Limitations and calibration: When Libby was first determining radiocarbon dates, he found that before 1000 BC his dates were earlier than calendar dates.He had assumed that amounts of Carbon-14 in the atmosphere had remained constant through time.Radiocarbon dating is an radioactive isotope dating technique used in dating materials which contain the unstable carbon-14 isotope.
Radiocarbon dating is used to determine the age of previously living organisms.
The Greeks consider the first Olympic Games as the beginning or 776 BC.