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Accession_Number E.65.8
adlib_title Egyptian pair of sandals
Shape Pair of sandals
Shape_description
Material Leather
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Leather sandals, with pointed toes. Criss-cross patterns of perforations on soles. Plaited leather cord from toe to sides (to enable wear). Curved lines on the underside indicate which sandle was left/right.
Inscriptions
Condition Condition is excellent except the leather is stiff and therefore delicate. Left: point is missing from toe, leather straps are broken and incomplete. Right: leather straps complete but broken on the left hand side.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Roman (?)
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0101.jpg
2002.98.0101.jpg
Top view of an Egyptian sandal.
2002.98.0102.jpg
2002.98.0102.jpg
Top view of Egyptian sandals.
2002.98.0103.jpg
2002.98.0103.jpg
Top view of an Egyptian sandal.
2011.03.0027.jpg
2011.03.0027.jpg
Top view of Egyptian sandals.
2011.03.0028.jpg
2011.03.0028.jpg
Top view of Egyptian sandals.
DSCN0187.jpg
DSCN0187.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L: H. 21; W. 5.9-7.0R: H. 22.9; W. 6.2-7.3
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 09.01.2006
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