So we should never think it necessary to modify His Word.
Genesis 1 defines the days of creation to be literal days (a number with the word “day” always means a normal day in the Old Testament, and the phrase “evening and morning” further defines the days as literal days).
When these organisms die and fossilise, they appear to be much older than they actually are.
And, strange as it may sound, this has an effect on the Carbon-14 content in the clay pots that were used for cooking fish.
Carbon-14 dating of potsherd from ancient people’s clay vessels is commonly used to determine the age of a Stone Age settlement.
But this may method may well be fraught with errors.
So, a carbon atom might have six neutrons, or seven, or possibly eight—but it would always have six protons.
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom determines the element.
For example, all carbon atoms have 6 protons, all atoms of nitrogen have 7 protons, and all oxygen atoms have 8 protons.
Danish Stone Age people had a diet rich in fish, so there is a great risk that errors have been made in the dating of an unknown number of settlements.
This could mean that we have an inaccurate picture of how ancient culture developed in and around Denmark.”An error of a couple of hundred years isn’t too bad when you’re dating finds from the Early Stone Age.