‘Tamale Husk Jesus’ Drawing Eyeballs, Not Bids Online
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A San Francisco-based eBay seller is offering what he describes as “an apparition of Jesus Christ” that he discovered while cooking dinner earlier this month.
In a story first reported by SFist, seller mattrick_subtext has offered up a tamale he says he was frying up on May 4th when the image, which does resemble a male face, appeared.
“We can’t explain it, but we’re fascinated. Was it a miracle or happenstance? After examining the husk, we also noticed the outline of a body and hand beneath his face… goosebumps,” reads the post from mattrick_subtext.
The tamale, which is listed as used, was offered for a starting bid of $10 through the online auction site.
As of Tuesday morning, nobody was buying.
According to the listing, 10 percent of the sale will go to St. Jude Hospital.
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