A sample of dom palm fruit (Hyphaene Thebaica Mart) from Thebes. It likely dates to the New Kingdom, and is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1835 from Henry Salt.
Cartwright, Caroline & John H. Taylor 2015. Ancient Egyptian funerary food: new insights. British Museum Technical Research Bulletin 9, 97–105. [pp. 99–100, 103, 105, table. 1] Goodridge, Wendy R. & Stuart J. Williams 2005. Offerings from The British Museum. Swansea: The Egypt Centre. [p. 19]
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