Safflower Seeds card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Safflower Seeds


Currently not on display


Safflower, Carthamus tinctoria. 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 on the cork by Percy Newberry: "Centaury sd. Kahun XII". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Surface dirt, some fragmenting? Dimensions are for the container.