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Tutankhamun's pea seeds finally harvested

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Seeds from peas found during an excavation of Tutankhamen's tomb in Egypt have grown into purple pods.
The 3,000-year-old seeds were planted at the Suzuka Municipal Museum of Archeology in Japan.
A British archaeologist originally found the seeds. They were finally sown three years ago.
This year their purple flowers bloomed in early April. When a museum curator cooked rice with the green peas she harvested, the rice turned pale pink.
The museum is now planning to give away the peas to museum visitors but will hold back enough to plant next year's crop, reports the "Daily Yomiuri".


Tutankhamun's pea seeds finally harvested

Post 2

I'm not really here

They're not poisonous? smiley - erm


Tutankhamun's pea seeds finally harvested

Post 3

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - erm
If they'd killed the person who cooked her rice with them, they would have told us, wouldn't they?
~looks worried~


Tutankhamun's pea seeds finally harvested

Post 4

I'm not really here

Well, seems like everything goes off after 3 days these days.


Tutankhamun's pea seeds finally harvested

Post 5

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

I wish my men lasted that long.smiley - sadface


Tutankhamun's pea seeds finally harvested

Post 6

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

I *knew* I had talked of Tutankhamun's peas somewhere on hootoo!smiley - magic

smiley - runto add to my pea entrysmiley - somersault


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