Allium sativum (gravitusrepellium)
Donated by Lynne Strode
Weight: 11.5 g
Diameter: 5.5 cm
To the eye, this dehydrated specimen appears to be a robust, fresh garlic bulb—yet held in the palm of one’s hand, it feels as light as a feather.
It is in virtually perfect condition, except for two slight cracks in the outer delicate skin, suffered due to overzealous handling by a museum visitor in 2000. NEXT >