Funerary Wreath of Flowers



Fragment of a floral offering for the dead found in a burial at Hawara. Collected at Hawara by W. M. Flinders Petrie in 1889 and labelled 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.