Peas card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Peas

56.21.313

Currently not on display

Information

Peas, Pisum sativum. Collected at the pyramid town of Lahun by W. M. Flinders Petrie, 1889-90. Kept within a glass test tube with cork stopper. Annotation in black in on a piece of paper kept inside the tube by Percy Newberry: "Peas (Pisum sativum L.) from Kahun XII Dyn.". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Outer shells are breaking off, surface dirt. Dimensions are for the container.