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Button from a sandal (?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 2.2 x 1.7 cm (7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-801

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition