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First evidence of comet striking Earth found in Egypt

Jewelry from Ancient Egypt. The yellow stone in the center of the scarab is the infamous "Desert Glass" of Egypt, fused silica gathered from the site of a meteoric impact in the desert. It was considered a precious stone and is easy to spot in Egyptian royal jewelry by its clarity and its distinctive lemon yellow color.