Of most people who have heard of this incident before, that's probably about the total depth of what they've heard.
Discussions on the foundation and borders of Israelite-era Jerusalem are often rife with accusations of Jewish nationalism trumping evidential facts.
Although many people think radiocarbon is used to date rocks, it is limited to dating things that contain carbon and were once alive (fossils).
Radiocarbon (carbon-14 or C) forms continually today in the earth’s upper atmosphere.
Radiocarbon then enters animals as they consume the plants (figure 2).
So even we humans are radioactive because of trace amounts of radiocarbon in our bodies.