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Olive Oil, Tuscany, Italy, 1996

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"Century-old ceramic urns store Italian olive oil, made at this Tuscan estate for nearly 1,200 years. Valued through the ages for food, fuel, salve, and sacrament, the olive's liquid gold remains unsurpassed among oils."

—Photographed on assignment for, but not published in, "Olive Oil: Elixir of the Gods," September 1999, National Geographic magazine
Photograph by Ira Block

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