This object includes fragments of an ivory inlay depicting a scene of two goats flanking (and feeding from) a tree, one of several similar inlays from the same tomb. Such inlays would have adorned a wooden fixture such as a funerary bed. The surviving fragments do not comprise a complete piece.
From Kerma, tomb K 439. January 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