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    ‘UK’s version of Tutankhamun' discovered during roadworks next to Aldi in Essex

    The find was made during widening work on a section of road between a pub and an Aldi in Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea, in 2003.

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    Tutankhamun’s Dagger Made From Meteorite, Scientists Discover

    A dagger found in the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun was made using iron from a meteorite, new research has discovered. The dagger was first discovered in 1925 by Howard Carter and his team when they unearthed the tomb of the teenaged king, who was mummified more than 3,300 years ago. A detailed analysis of the metal composition of the blade was carried out by researchers from Milan Polytechnic, Pisa University and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

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