Bones dating earlier than the bible
But archaeologists have shown that camels were not domesticated in the Land of Israel until centuries after the Age of the Patriarchs (2000-1500 BCE). Lidar Sapir-Hen of Tel Aviv University's Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Cultures have used radiocarbon dating to pinpoint the moment when domesticated camels arrived in the southern Levant, pushing the estimate from the 12th to the 9th century BCE.In addition to challenging the Bible's historicity, this anachronism is direct proof that the text was compiled well after the events it describes. The findings, published recently in the journal , further emphasize the disagreements between Biblical texts and verifiable history, and define a turning point in Israel's engagement with the rest of the world.
Human evolution had a nice clear line from Lucy 3.2 million years ago to — us. “It was wonderfully Darwinian,” said William Kimbel, director of the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University. “Fifty years ago, it was pleasing and consistent that there was one early Homo form,” he said.There was evidence that a "series of straight, V-shaped lines on the surface of the bones were made by stone tools used to skin animals," said Burke in a statement.