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17th December 17
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Mystery object 1

Mystery object 1 was a tea bag [see pictures below]

Teabag

tea bag magnified 60 times

Teabag

tea bag magnified 10 times

 

Tea has been drunk in Britain for more than 350 years and it is the world's second favourite beverage behind water. The earliest references to tea relate to the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung over four thousand years ago.

It is made by processing the leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. It is also a mild stimulant as it contains some caffeine.