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Ivory inlay of a two-tiered tree

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Inlay piece. Ivory. Four fragments of a tree. Incomplete.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 439, January 1914. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 1.7 x 0.3 cm (2 5/16 x 11/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1359

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture