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Maker(s) &
Production:

, Egypt

Category:

organic remains

Name:

bouquet

Date:

circa 923 B.C.

Period(s):

Twenty-second Dynasty; Third Intermediate period; reign of Osorkon I

Description:

bouquet, consisting of a bulb ( possibly spring onion) and garlic cloves threaded onto strips of date palm leaf, were found in the outermost wrappings of Nakhtefmut's body.

Find Spot:

mummy of Nekhetefmut Ramesseum Thebes Egypt

Dimension:

height, 23, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1896;

Exhibition(s):

Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt. 2016-02-23 - 2016-05-22
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 38

Documentation:

Quibell, J.. 1898. The Ramesseum.
pl. XVII, p.10-11

Strudwick, Helen Martha. Dawson, Julie. 2016. Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt.London: D. Giles Limitedp. 208, #38

Accession:

Object Number: E.98.1896
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49508; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2016-06-17)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49508





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