Pair of children's sandals

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 188x

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 41 cm (6 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1600

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of children’s sandals, bored for a leather thong. Each sandal is in two fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, KN 188x. April 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition