Eight poppy heads from Arab pharmacy

Made:
Middle East
maker:
Unknown
modifier:
Unknown

Eight dried poppy heads (poppy staw) of varying size, in (modern) container measuring 100 mm x 280 mm x 165 mm, 275g. Also a small container with fragments of poppy heads. From the Arab Pharmacy at the Wellcome Institute, Euston, London. Middle Eastern, unknown date.

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A643452/2
Measurements:
overall in container: 100 mm x 280 mm x 165 mm,
type:
poppy staw
taxonomy:
  • plant material
  • pod - seed component
credit:
Wellcome Trust