A tree grown from a 2,000-year-old seed may bring its sub-species back to Israel, where it once flourished, after a millennium-long absence.
The seed was one of six discovered in 1963, in a jar in Herod the Great’s palace at the Masada fortress in Israel. Radiocarbon dating found that the seeds, preserved by the arid climate, were from some time between 155 B.C. and A.D. 64.
|Kibbutz Neot Semadar||2019||9.3km||site_ao|
|Hejaz Railway Train of Wadi Rum||2017||44.2km||site_ao|
|Wadi Rum Protected Area||2011||51.5km||site_whs|
|Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev||2005||64.1km||site_whs|
|Jordan unveils underwater military museum||2019||49.7km||post|
|Oppenheim Architecture's sinuous concrete Ayla Oasis clubhouse mimics Jordan's desert — Dezeen||2019||49.7km||post|
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