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Scientists have long speculated that the ancient Egyptians used metal from meteorites to make iron objects. Now an analysis of a dagger found in Tutankhamun’s tomb has given us strong evidence that this was the case – and that the Egyptians knew the iron had come from the sky.

Scientists have long speculated that the ancient Egyptians used metal from meteorites to make iron objects. Now an analysis of a dagger found in Tutankhamun’s tomb has given us strong evidence that this was the case – and that the Egyptians knew the iron had come from the sky.

A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

Caral, Peru* Ancient civilization in the Americas, -Norte Chico civilization. The ruins date back over 5,000 years, which means there were cities and life in Peru around the same time as Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt.

Caral, Peru* Ancient civilization in the Americas, -Norte Chico civilization. The ruins date back over 5,000 years, which means there were cities and life in Peru around the same time as Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt.

New evidence discovered on a 9000 year old site in Saudi Arabia suggests that the history of horse-taming may go beyond that currently known.

New evidence discovered on a 9000 year old site in Saudi Arabia suggests that the history of horse-taming may go beyond that currently known.

Wooden drawing board with a figure of Thutmose III

Wooden drawing board with a figure of Thutmose III

The Osirion Temple First they put these huge stones on top of each other with no space between each stone and then somehow leveled them in such way you see in this corner......

The Osirion Temple First they put these huge stones on top of each other with no space between each stone and then somehow leveled them in such way you see in this corner......

TRAJAN'S COLUMN - The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars. By Fernando Baptista, Daniela Santamarina and Emily Eng. Published on April 2015.

TRAJAN'S COLUMN - The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars. By Fernando Baptista, Daniela Santamarina and Emily Eng. Published on April 2015.

Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Mammisi Carving Detail Ankh Was Scepter one of many carvings part of first place visited | Jim Henderson

Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Mammisi Carving Detail Ankh Was Scepter one of many carvings part of first place visited | Jim Henderson

Caral..Located in the Supe Valley in Peru, Caral is one of the most ancient lost cities of the Americas. It was as inhabited between roughly 2600 BC and 2000 BC. Accommodating more than 3,000 inhabitants, it is one of the largest cities of the Norte Chico civilization. It has a central public area with six large platform mounds arranged around a huge plaza.

Caral..Located in the Supe Valley in Peru, Caral is one of the most ancient lost cities of the Americas. It was as inhabited between roughly 2600 BC and 2000 BC. Accommodating more than 3,000 inhabitants, it is one of the largest cities of the Norte Chico civilization. It has a central public area with six large platform mounds arranged around a huge plaza.

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