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Carbon 14 dating pyramids

German archaeologists are currently embroiled in a dispute with Egypt’s antiquities ministry after they allegedly removed samples from the Great Pyramid and subsequently announced that the construction date of the Great Pyramid is wrong .

On each step this left a narrow band around the pyramid lacking the cladding stone.

This band was filled by a special group called "necklace stingers" who worked from rigging hanging from the pyramid tip.

Just when did Egyptian pharaohs such as King Tut and Rameses II rule? Now a radiocarbon study concludes that much of the assumed chronology was right, though it corrects some controversial dates and may overturn a few pet theories.