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King Tut’s Tomato

Artist: Deborah Henson-Conant

Here’s a beautiful example of a vegetable that was very possibly a victim of past-life regression. In an isolated spot for several months, this originally hearty tomato spontaneously underwent a process similar to mummification, with the stunning results that you see at left. Could it truly have garnished King Tut’s plate in another lifetime?