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King Tut dagger made of meteorite, scientists say - KTRK-TV;

King Tut dagger made of meteorite, scientists say - KTRK-TV

KTRK-TVKing Tut dagger made of meteorite, scientists sayKTRK-TVScientists say the metal used to fashion one of King Tut's daggers may have come from outer space. A team of Egyptian and Italian researchers say the iron blade was forged from a meteorite. The ceremonial dagger was found in 1925. It was one of two ...and more »

King Tut's Dagger Made of 'Iron From the Sky,' Researchers Say - New York Times;

King Tut's Dagger Made of 'Iron From the Sky,' Researchers Say - New York Times

New York TimesKing Tut's Dagger Made of 'Iron From the Sky,' Researchers SayNew York TimesThe mummy of King Tutankhamen. Experts have found that the composition of iron, nickel and cobalt of a dagger discovered in the folds of his wrappings was an approximate match for a meteorite that landed in northern Egypt. Credit Ben Curtis/Reuters.and more »

King Tutankhamun's Dagger Was 'Other Worldly' in Quality - CDA News;

King Tutankhamun's Dagger Was 'Other Worldly' in Quality - CDA News

CDA NewsKing Tutankhamun's Dagger Was 'Other Worldly' in QualityCDA NewsKing Tutankhamun, one of Egypt's most famous pharaohs, was buried with a fortune in gold, jewels, and other artifacts, with even his dagger being “other worldly both in its place of origin and also in its quality and craftsmanship.” According to AOL ...and more »

Tutankhamun's dagger 'made with iron from meteorite' - Irish Times;

Tutankhamun's dagger 'made with iron from meteorite' - Irish Times

Irish TimesTutankhamun's dagger 'made with iron from meteorite'Irish TimesA dagger entombed with King Tutankhamun was made with iron from a meteorite, a new analysis on the metal composition shows. In 1925, archaeologist Howard Carter found two daggers, one iron and one with a blade of gold, within the wrapping of the ...and more »

Was King Tut's Legendary Dagger Actually Made From a Meteorite? - artnet News;

Was King Tut's Legendary Dagger Actually Made From a Meteorite? - artnet News

artnet NewsWas King Tut's Legendary Dagger Actually Made From a Meteorite?artnet NewsThe funerary mask of King Tutankhamun at the Cairo Museum, Egypt. Photo: Tim Graham, courtesy Getty Images. The legend of King Tut has lost some of its shine in recent years: The fabled boy king, it turns out, was probably born with the misshapen ...and more »

King Tut's dagger made from meteorite, say researchers - Times of India;

King Tut's dagger made from meteorite, say researchers - Times of India

Times of IndiaKing Tut's dagger made from meteorite, say researchersTimes of IndiaCAIRO: The iron blade of an ornate dagger buried in Egypt with King Tutankhamen probably came from a fallen meteorite, researchers have determined — a form of metal so prized by ancient Egyptians that they called it "iron from the sky." The dagger ...and more »

King Tut's Dagger Came from Space, Discover Researchers - Big Think (blog);

King Tut's Dagger Came from Space, Discover Researchers - Big Think (blog)

Big Think (blog)King Tut's Dagger Came from Space, Discover ResearchersBig Think (blog)Pharaoh Tutankhamun, the boy king who ruled Egypt around 1332-1323 BC, has known his share of fame in a world thousands of years after his life. And the fame is sure to grow as an exciting new discovery set the international media on fire. A team of ...and more »

Artefact from King Tut's tomb made from meteorite, study confirms - SBS;

Artefact from King Tut's tomb made from meteorite, study confirms - SBS

SBSArtefact from King Tut's tomb made from meteorite, study confirmsSBSScientists have discovered that a famous artefact from the pharaoh's tomb is literally out of this world. By. Shami Sivasubramanian. 2 Jun 2016 - 3:17 PM UPDATED 2 Jun 2016 - 3:23 PM. King Tutankhamun's tomb has been a treasure chest of history and ...and more »

Tutankhamun's Meteorite Blade - Universe Today;

Tutankhamun's Meteorite Blade - Universe Today

Universe TodayTutankhamun's Meteorite BladeUniverse TodayThe spread of metallurgy in different civilizations is a keen point of interest for historians and archaeologists. It helps chart the rise and fall of different cultures. There are even names for the different ages corresponding to increasingly ...and more »

Why King Tut had an awesome dagger from outer space - PRI;

Why King Tut had an awesome dagger from outer space - PRI

PRIWhy King Tut had an awesome dagger from outer spacePRIA quick scan of headlines circulating on social media could leave you thinking that extraterrestrials had given a magical artifact to the ancient Egyptians. Player utilities. Popout · Share · download. This story is based on a radio interview. Listen ...and more »

King Tut buried with dagger made from meteorite, say scientists - CTV News;

King Tut buried with dagger made from meteorite, say scientists - CTV News

CTV NewsKing Tut buried with dagger made from meteorite, say scientistsCTV NewsScientists have confirmed that an iron dagger buried next to the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was crafted from a meteorite. The research even suggests that ancient Egyptians knew they were working with materials from beyond the Earth. The dagger ...and more »

Dagger in Tutankhamun's tomb was made with iron from a meteorite - The Guardian;

Dagger in Tutankhamun's tomb was made with iron from a meteorite - The Guardian

The GuardianDagger in Tutankhamun's tomb was made with iron from a meteoriteThe GuardianThe sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in its burial chamber after the mummy was placed in a glass urn designed to protect the remains from humidity and other contamination. Photograph: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

King Tut Just Got Even Cooler: Buried With 'Outer Space' Meteorite Dagger - The Inquisitr;

King Tut Just Got Even Cooler: Buried With 'Outer Space' Meteorite Dagger - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrKing Tut Just Got Even Cooler: Buried With 'Outer Space' Meteorite DaggerThe InquisitrNot only are the stories and history and continued findings about King Tut fascinating, but now it appears one of the daggers he was buried with was made out of material from a meteorite from space. Can a finding of time travel be far behind? Okay ...and more »

King Tut's dagger came from outer space - New York Post;

King Tut's dagger came from outer space - New York Post

New York PostKing Tut's dagger came from outer spaceNew York PostThe iron in the dagger blade belonging to the ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun is thought to be of meteoric origin. University of Pisa. King Tut's dagger was out of this world! The dagger — buried alongside the pharaoh — was made with iron from a ...and more »

These Ancient Artifacts - Like King Tut's Dagger - Are Made From Alien Metals - Forbes;

These Ancient Artifacts - Like King Tut's Dagger - Are Made From Alien Metals - Forbes

ForbesThese Ancient Artifacts - Like King Tut's Dagger - Are Made From Alien MetalsForbesIron is rarely found in its native form on earth. But iron of extraterrestrial origin - seen as a gift from heaven - has often been used to create ancient masterpieces. Excavations in 1911 of two tombs near Cairo unearthed a collection of beads made of ...and more »

King Tut May Have Carried Around a Meteor-Forged Dagger - Astronomy Magazine;

King Tut May Have Carried Around a Meteor-Forged Dagger - Astronomy Magazine

Astronomy MagazineKing Tut May Have Carried Around a Meteor-Forged DaggerAstronomy MagazineTutankhamun, the famous pharoah of Egypt who died at the age of 19 after a 10 year reign, may have owned, and been buried with, a dagger made of a meteorite. According to a new study published in The Meteoritical Society on March 29th, 2016, ...and more »

King Tut's dagger has a blade made from meteorite - SlashGear;

King Tut's dagger has a blade made from meteorite - SlashGear

SlashGearKing Tut's dagger has a blade made from meteoriteSlashGearKing Tut was buried with two knives, one of which has an iron blade and another that has a gold blade. Though a gold blade isn't terribly practical in terms of usability, it's pretty and seemingly benefitting of a king. As it turns out, though, it's ...and more »

King Tut's dagger made from an ancient meteorite - Science Magazine;

King Tut's dagger made from an ancient meteorite - Science Magazine

Science MagazineKing Tut's dagger made from an ancient meteoriteScience MagazineA dagger found in the folds of King Tutankhamun's wrappings was made of metals from an ancient meteorite, The New York Times reports. Scientists analyzing the blade—decorated with a crystal and gold handle and housed in a golden sheath—found that ...and more »

King Tut Was Buried with a Space Dagger - Nerdist;

King Tut Was Buried with a Space Dagger - Nerdist

NerdistKing Tut Was Buried with a Space DaggerNerdistWhile the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun's rise to fame might be called meteoric, an item in King Tut's tomb could literally be described that way. The story of the boy king has been a captivating one ever since Howard Carter's 1922 discovery of ...and more »

Out of This World: Scientists Reveal Origin of Tutankhamun's Dagger - Sputnik International;

Out of This World: Scientists Reveal Origin of Tutankhamun's Dagger - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalOut of This World: Scientists Reveal Origin of Tutankhamun's DaggerSputnik InternationalThe 3,300 year old dagger that Tutankhamun was buried with was made of meteorite, according to a new analysis of the blade by scientists from Egypt and Italy. Nefertiti bust. © AP Photo/ Michael Sohn. Lost Queen Nefertiti Buried in Her Son Tutankhamun ...and more »