This is a custom made ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC. carved SPhiNX This item is made of Pine wood and painted as shown in the pictures. This is 100% pure custom woodworking. These letters are not raised, they are cut into the wood. All details are cut into the wood in 3 dimensions. This item is a single piece work of art. It is not multiple pieces cut out and glued together. It is a SINGLE piece of carved wood, painted to near perfection. This is a one of kind custom piece. No two are alike.