Ivory inlay of a tree
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Object Place: Sudan, Easting: 0.000, Northing: 0.000
Medium or Technique
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Ivory inlay depicting a tree; from a group of inlays consisting of the tree and two goats. These inlays, from the footboard of a funerary bed, are significant because their motif is derived from ancient Near Eastern art. Joined with 20.1372a.
From Kerma, K. 439. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition