Large wooden barrel filled with dried poppy heads; controlled drug

Made:
1801-1930 in Middle East
maker:
Unknown

Large wooden barrel filled with large dried poppy heads. Barrel: 320 mm x 500 mm diameter. Faded inscription, possibly in Arabic, is illegible. Unknown maker, possibly Turkish, 1801-1930.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A603516
Materials:
full, opium and wood
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust