Ivory inlay of a three-tiered tree

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 2.3 x 0.3 cm (2 3/4 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1536

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Three-tiered plant inlay. Broken but complete.

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