This fragment of an ivory inlay depicts a bird's wing, most likely an ostrich (for a possible parallel see objects 20.1327, 20.1335). The complete inlay would have adorned a wooden fixture such as a funerary bed.
From Kerma, KIII GG. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition