Tektite: 28 million year old Libyan Glass found in the Sahara desert of Africa

Tutankhamen’s impeccably preserved brooch was recovered along with the numerous other artifacts within his tomb in 1922. The striking yellow-brown scarab that is set at its heart is made of a yellow silica glass stone procured from the sand of the Sahara.┬áResearchers believe the silica glass was originally formed 28 million years ago. There are … Continue reading Tektite: 28 million year old Libyan Glass found in the Sahara desert of Africa