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Welcome to the iron from the sky research project website, here you can find information about the project, the researchers, updates on progress and useful links relating to research into the presence and perception of iron in ancient Egypt. From rust to gleaming metallic iron, from meteorites to fossils, ancient texts to artwork, all aspects of iron in ancient Egypt are to be explored in this project using a combination of science and humanities. Working across the disciplines of Egyptology and Analytical Sciences, researching an area that cannot be explored fully from the perspective of one subject alone.

This project is funded by an AHRC Science in Culture Innovation award.

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