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King Tut’s dagger discovery: made from meteorite! Discover Tut’s dagger and more in Riddle of the Sphinx: The Awakening

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In a shocking discovery, researchers have found that King Tut’s dagger is literally “out of this world’! The iron with which the dagger is composed has been identified as meteoritic, meaning the iron came from meteorites that fell to the earth from outer space. This is due to the higher nickel and cobalt levels in the iron, a trait that is unseen in terrestrial iron. This provides evidence that Bronze Age blacksmiths found their iron in meteorites, as opposed to smelting it from the earth’s crust.

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