Funerary Wreath of Flowers card

Funerary Wreath of Flowers


On display


Fragment of 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: "WREATH of Chrysanthemum flowers, twigs of Sweet Marjoram and Hibiscus petals. CEMETERY OF HAWARA. PTOLEMAIC PERIOD. F. C. J. Spurrell Collection.