A Selection of Publications:


Johnson D,  Why did Tutankhamun have a dagger made from a meteorite? The Conversation, 3rd June 2016.

Johnson D, Tyldesley J., Iron from the sky: the role of meteorite iron in the development of iron working techniques in ancient Egypt, Part IV, Chapter 32, Mummies, Magic and Medicine, multidisciplinary essays for Rosalie David. ( Eds C. Price, R. Forshaw, A Chamberlain, P. Nicholson) Manchester University Press, May 2016.


Johnson D., Grady M. M., Lowe T., Tyldesley J., Microstructural Analysis of a Predynastic bead, Palaeopathology in Egypt and Nubia a century in review. (Eds Metcalfe, Cockitt & David) Oxford: Archaeopress, 129-140.

Johnson D., Tyldesley J., Iron from the sky, Geoscientist 24, 3, 10-15.
Johnson D., Tyldesley J., The metal that fell from the sky, Ancient Egypt magazine, 14,4,82, 43-47.

Johnson D, Tyldesley J., Iron from the sky: Meteorites in ancient Egypt, Meteorite magazine, 9, 4, 8-13.
Johnson D., Tyldesley J., Lowe T, Withers P.J. , Grady.M.M Analysis of a prehistoric Egyptian iron bead with implications for the use and perception of meteorite iron in ancient Egypt, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 48, 6, 997 1006.