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Model sandal (right)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A

Dimensions

Length: 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.847b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

This model left-foot sandal, is split into two sections. Holes are still plugged with dowels that comprised parts of the sandal’s “strap”/thong elements.

[Likely the match to one model sandal from the pair (both right) accessioned as 21.419a and 21.419b] See also 21.847a.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition