Ivory inlay of a two-tiered tree

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

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