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  King Tut's knife came from spaceJun 02, 2016 10:17 PM PDT | url
 
Added 1 new A* page:Tutankhamun's knife was 'made from meteorite iron' says a new BBC article; the scientific study quoted says that the proportions of cobalt and nickel found in the unrusted iron blade of one of two daggers "King Tut" was buried with in his tomb in the 1320s BC "strongly suggests an extraterrestrial origin." : o
 
Ironwork of any kind was rare in ancient Egypt so this was something really special! Although apparently—if some YouTube video can be trusted—that type of thing (warning: loud music) still goes on today, as I just happened to find in a completely unrelated A* info search this evening.
 
 
 
 
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