Funerary Wreath of Flowers card

Funerary Wreath of Flowers

56.20.475

On display

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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. Collected at Hawara by W. M. Flinders Petrie, 1889. Prepared and mounted for display by Percy Newberry with the description: "LUCKY-TIE" of strips of papyrus stems, and flowers of Celosia argntea. CEMETERY OF HAWARA. PTOLEMAIC PERIOD. F. C. J. Spurrell Collection.