An Ancient Egyptian necklace of Extraterrestrial origin


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The study obtained incredible results not only because of the origin of the mysterious minerals but because the ancient necklace was manufactured in 3200 B.C.


Ancient Egypt Meteorite Necklace


 

In 1911, during the excavation of the graves of Naqada, north of Egypt, archaeologists came across what appeared to be a necklace made of iron  inlaid with gold and precious stones, but they couldn’t be more wrong.

More than a century later, a study conducted by Egyptologist Thilo Rehren of the University of Hamad bin Khalifa showed that the precious ancient treasure, currently in possession of the Petrie Museum in London, is actually made of meteoric iron. X-ray analysis determined that the necklace was made from thin sheets of iron from a meteorite, molded with a hammer and rolled in the form of beads.

Researchers discovered that the  nickel content of this original metal was extremely high, indicating that it originated from a meteorite, and not from Earth minerals as first believed. During the study, scientists identified a distinctive crystalline structure called a Widmanstätten pattern. Scientists say that this structure can only be found in iron meteorites that cooled extremely slow inside their asteroids during the formation of our solar system.

Professor Thilo Rehren, lead author of the Journal of Archaeological Science study said: „The beads were created by ‘multiple cycles of hammering’ and not by the traditional carving or drilling stone techniques that were used on other beads found in the same tomb.“

The study obtained incredible results not only because of the origin of the mysterious minerals but because the ancient necklace was manufactured in 3200 B.C., almost two thousand years before the iron casting technique was developed, proving one more time that the Ancient Egyptian civilization was extremely advanced having developed techniques that were reinvented by ‘modern’ society thousands of years later.

Scientists from the University College London's Petrie Museum conducted several tests of beads and necklaces, pictured in the image. They used gamma ray scans to demonstrate that the beads, which were  originally believed to be made from simple iron, were in fact created using fragments of meteorites thousands of years ago
Scientists from the University College London’s Petrie Museum conducted several tests of beads and necklaces, pictured in the image. They used gamma ray scans to demonstrate that the beads, which were originally believed to be made from simple iron, were in fact created using fragments of meteorites thousands of years ago

 

In an interview with Culture24, Professor Rehren said: ‘The really exciting outcome of this research is that we were for the first time able to demonstrate conclusively that there are typical trace elements such as cobalt and germanium present in these beads, at levels that only occur in meteoritic iron.’

The study allowed researchers to understand for the first time ever, the internal structure of the beads revealing how they were created, showing an extremely advanced knowledge and skill of metal work.

A gift from the ‘Gods’

‘The sky was very important to the ancient Egyptians,’ said Joyce Tyldesley, an Egyptologist at the University of Manchester, UK, and a co-author of the paper on the discovery.

‘Something that falls from the sky is going to be considered as a gift from the gods.’

Dr. Tyldesley added: ‘Today, we see iron first and foremost as a practical, rather dull metal. To the ancient Egyptians, however, it was a rare and beautiful material which, as it fell from the sky, surely had some magical/religious properties.


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  1. The Egyptian’s also used a fine green glass that was the result of a meteor impact, to find they harvested and worked material from one found implies no celestial intervention of alien form.

    There examples of large iron meteorites on land that were harvested for steel during the age of iron and possibly bronze. One of these I believe is in Britannia, and is likely the origin of the material used for the mythical sword known as excalibur or caliburn.

    Any sufficiently advanced technology will appear as magic, or alien origin, until it is placed into proper perspective.

    1. One major paragraph you forgot to read..

      “The study obtained incredible results not only because of the origin of the mysterious minerals but because the ancient necklace was manufactured in 3200 B.C., almost two thousand years before the iron casting technique was developed, proving one more time that the Ancient Egyptian civilization was extremely advanced having developed techniques that were reinvented by ‘modern’ society thousands of years later.”

      Its not about what the necklace was made of…it was WHEN it was made. And this article made no mention of “aliens or celestial intervention” The “proper perspective” would be to read beyond the headline and first paragraph 🙂

      1. Point taken, however I did specifically mention the article did not imply alien origin.

        I tend to believe there is sufficient evidence that there have been several epochs where this planet has sustained vast civilizations at or exceeding our present technological level. The reality of deep time leaves possibility for literally thousands of such epochs to rise/fall, and literally turn to dust. It is likely these epochs were so far removed in time from each other that they were unaware or barely aware of each other.

        I also tend to believe that some of the ruins we are finding today are vastly older than we believe.

        It is entirely possible that some of those from past epochs are in fact still active in this time, splintered from our genetics and reality. I tend to not believe in aliens from the stars, possibly locals from the general area.

        This is an interesting site, thank you for a thoughtful reply.