Barley Grain card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Barley Grain


Currently not on display


Barley ear, Hordeum vulgare. Collected at the pyramid town of Lahun by W. M. Flinders Petrie, 1889-90. Kept within a glass test tube with cork stopper.Annotation in black on the cork by Percy Newberry: "Kahun XII Barley". CONDITION NOTE 1998:Section broken away from ear, some damage, surface dirt. Dimensions are for the container.