Can radiocarbon dating be used on bones
The use of dromedaries in the second millennium BCE by nomadic tribes, as implied in the Biblical book Genesis, is almost certainly unhistorical and shows that Genesis was composed at a later age.
It is possible that the modern distinction between "slave dromedaries" (i.e., carriers) and race dromedaries was already made in Antiquity.
On a long trip, the animal can walk some 120 kilometers on the first and second days, but this diminishes later.
Sometimes, the males fight for control of the females.
Following the Greek example, the Romans ignored the difference as well: they called the animals dromedarius and camelus.
The sharp distinction between the two animals is modern, but the official names are still a bit confusing: Camelus dromedarius and Camelus bactrianus.
So, they had two words to describe the same animal.
This would not have led to confusion if they had not used the same pair of words to describe the camel, which they first encountered during the reign of Alexander the Great (336-323).