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Ivory inlay of a two-tiered tree

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Two-tiered plant inlay. Reconstructed from fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb K 439. 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: 5.9 x 2.3 x 0.3 cm (2 5/16 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2042

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture