Balanites Aegyptiaca Fruits card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Balanites Aegyptiaca Fruits


Currently not on display


Seven pieces of fruit and kernels of Balanites aegyptiaca. Collected at the pyramid town of Lahun by W. M. Flinders Petrie, 1889-90. Kept within a glass lidded cardboard box. Annotation in black in on a piece of paper kept inside the tube by Percy Newberry: "Fruit & stones of the fruit of an unknown dicotyledonous plant. P.E.N. Kahun XII dynasty". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Some damage to surface, surface dirt, cracked surface. Dimensions are for the container.