Tutankhamun's knife was 'made from meteorite iron'

June 2, 2016 9:00 AM

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Tutankhamun's knife was 'made from meteorite iron'

A dagger entombed alongside the mummy of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was made with iron that came from a meteorite, researchers say.

The weapon was one of a pair of daggers discovered by British archaeologist Howard Carter in 1925 within the burial wrappings of the teenaged king.

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