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Ancient Date Seeds

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Several ancient date seeds were found in an excavation at Masada. Carbon dating indicates the seeds are about 2,000 years old. In 2005 a sapling was germinated from the seeds.

Roach, John, “2,000-Year-Old Seed Sprouts, Sapling is Thriving,” National Geographic News, Nov. 22, 2005.

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