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Object specifics

  • Type
    Plant Remains
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic - Romano-Egyptian
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hawara
  • Date made
    332 BC - 100 AD
  • Materials
    Flower; Papyrus
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hawara
  • Date collected
    1888 - 1889
  • Measurements
    28 mm x 60 mm x 180 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Hawara, Biahmu, and Arsinoe

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: Field and Tuer, "The Leadenhall Press"
    Date: 1889
    Description: Publication of fieldwork directed by Flinders Petrie at 3 sites in the Faiyum: Hawara, Biahmu and Arsinoe. Egyptologist and Botanist, Percy Newberry, wrote chapter 7, "On the vegetable remains discovered in the cemetery of Hawara", pp. 46-53.

  • Kahun, Gurob and Hawara

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and co.
    Date: 1890
    Description: Publication of fieldwork directed by Flinders Petrie at 3 sites in the Faiyum: Kahun, Gurob and Hawara. Chapters by F. Ll. Griffith and Percy E. Newberry. 28 plates. Percy Newberry wrote the chapter, "The ancient botany", pp. 46-50.

Events

  • Petrie's Excavations at Hawara, 1888-9

    Start date: 1888
    End date: 1888
    Description: Excavations directed by Flinders Petrie at Hawara. At this time Petrie's fieldwork was largely being sponsored by two men: Jesse Haworth (1835-1921) and Henry Martin Kennard (1833-1911). Petrie gave some of his finds to his close friend, Flaxman Spurrell (1842-1915), whose collection was given to Norwich Castle Museum which was then purchased by Liverpool Museum in 1956.

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