Doum Palm Fruit card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum.

Doum Palm Fruit

56.20.867.1

Currently not on display

Information

Doum palm fruit (Hyphaene thebaica). Like other examples from New Kingdom tombs this was probably left in the tomb as food for the deceased. The object has a sticker on the side (previous Norwich Castle Museum label). Part of a group of fruits, seeds and nuts collected by Sir James Currie.