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Ivory inlay of a tree

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1362

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Inlay of tree. Four fragments of a tree; incomplete.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb 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