This is a group of 32 ivory inlays and fragments (originally 25 whole inlays, but some are broken), all of which were carved in the shape of leaves. They would have belonged to a wooden fixture such as a funerary bed. Some still retain traces of the mud used to attach them.
From Kerma, K1600C. 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