Egyptian artefacts came from outer space › News in Science (ABC Science)

Some of the earliest iron artefacts ever found – funeral beads strung around bodies in a 5000-year-old Egyptian cemetery – came from outer space, archaeologists have confirmed.

High-tech scanning of the beads, discovered by British archaeologists in the Lower Egypt village of el-Gerzeh in 1911, shows the metal came from a meteorite that landed on Earth.

via Egyptian artefacts came from outer space › News in Science (ABC Science).

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