Dating Methods

Ancient Civilization Dates, Egyptian Chronologies and Dating Methods:

QUESTION:“My kids and I have been reading about ancient history with the Egyptians, Sumerians, etc. and the books we are using claim obviously inflated dates. They say the Chinese civilization dates back to 8,000BC and the pyramids date to 3,500 BC. My guess is that their assumptions are based on Carbon 14 dating and perhaps…