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☞ King Tut’s dagger was made from a meteorite

June 01, 2016

An analysis of the dagger’s blade led by Daniela Comelli, a professor of materials science at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy, showed that it contains 10 per cent nickel and 0.6 per cent cobalt, the researchers report in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

(Also, I really love it when a news article references the actual journal article prominently. Nothing better for the interested reader!)