Some believe trees are known to be as old as 9,000 years. A lot of people doubt this claim for various good reasons I wont go into here.
Many people are under the false impression that carbon dating proves that dinosaurs and other extinct animals lived millions of years ago.
Many people have been led to believe that radiometric dating methods have proved the earth to be billions of years old.
This has caused many in the church to reevaluate the biblical creation account, specifically the meaning of the word “day” in Genesis 1.
In some cases, the latter ratio appears to be a much more accurate gauge of age than the customary method of carbon dating, the scientists said.
The age they came back with was only a few thousand years old. And kept their theory that dinosaurs lived "millions of years ago" instead. They then use potassium argon, or other methods, and date the fossils again.
He understood that archaeological artifacts were readily available.
After all, this what the archeologist guessed in their published books.
This is only because it is well calibrated with objects of known age.
Example: wood found in a grave of known age by historically reliable documents is the standard for that time for the C14 content.