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Ivory inlay of a two-tiered tree

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm (2 5/16 x 1 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1361

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Inlay in five fragments of a tree. Incomplete.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition