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King Tut’s Mask May Not Have Been His–10 Things You Need to Know Was King Tut's mask really made for him? Credit: Wikimedia Commons

King Tut’s Mask May Not Have Been His–10 Things You Need to Know

British professor-egyptologists Joanne Fletcher has put forward a brand new hypothesis about the origin of the famous golden mask of Tutankhamun. She included the theory in her new book “Valley of the Kings: The Golden Age of Egypt”. Despite a number of well-founded arguments, Egyptian scientists were quick to refute the bold assumption.

Researchers Find Earliest Fossil Record of Animal Life on Earth –10 Things You Should Know A photograph of the vicinity of the site where the alleged 890 -million-year-old sponge fossil record was found. Credit: Elizabeth Turner, Laurentian University

Researchers Find Earliest Fossil Record of Animal Life on Earth –10 Things You Should Know

Elizabeth Turner, a Canadian geologist at the University of Laurentia, released a study describing the earliest fossil record on Earth, dating back 890 million years. The discovery could make a real sensation, as it shifts the history of the emergence of animals on Earth by about 350 million years.