Funerary Garland of Flowers card

Funerary Garland of Flowers

56.20.475

On display

Information

A garland made of strips of papyrus stems and flowers of Celosia argentea or cockscomb. A floral offering for the dead found in a burial at Hawara. Prepared and mounted for display by Percy Newberry with his description: "No. 5. Portion of a wreath composed of twigs of Cressa cretica".