King Tut May Have Wielded A Blade 'Not Of This Earth' | Video

The blade from a dagger that was found on the sarcophagus of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun is made from meteorites. Analysis by Milan Polytechnic, Pisa University and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo concluded that the nickel and cobalt ratio in the blade were consistent with that of iron meteorites. (Full Story )

credit : / animation: NASA / Dagger image: Daniela Comelli / Edited by @SteveSpaleta