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King Tut’s dagger is made of meteorite

New analysis carried out on the blade of a dagger found buried with King Tutankhamen has revealed that it was made out of a meteorite. The dagger was found by archeologist Howard Carter in 1925, three years after he discovered King Tut's tomb. The dagger was in the wrapping surrounding the

3,000-year-old knife unearthed in Denmark

A 3,000-year-old flint knife, complete with wooden handle, has been uncovered in Denmark. While Stone Age flint knives are a somewhat common find, finding a flint knife with a wooden handle, an improvement that first appeared in the Bronze Age (which fizzled out in about 1200 BC), has never happened before. "A

Stone dagger molds link ancient Japan to China

Ancient molds used for making daggers commonly found in China have been found in Japan. Japanese archaeologists were astonished by the discovery as the artifacts bear a striking resemblance to finds in far-flung areas of northern China. The two siltstone molds, each 30 centimeters long, 9 cm wide and 4 cm thick,