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Archaeologists Dig Up An 800-Year-Old Pot. And They Find Something Inside That Changes History.

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In 2008, archaeologists unearthed this clay pot on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin.

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Inside the pot were seeds…and logically, they decided to plant them.

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Some of the seeds were alive, and when planted, they became squash plants…

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…but not just any squash plants. The harvest was a giant form of squash thought to be extinct.

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They’re named “gete-okosomin” squash, and they have a mild, sweet taste.

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They’re also known as “giant squash,” for obvious reasons.

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The vegetables are now making their way around the world, as they grow fairly easily.

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This archaeological discovery has actually reintroduced an extinct species.

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The largest of the squash weighed in at impressive 18 pounds.
This video shows a farmer explaining how he grew and cooked the 800-year-old squash.

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