Shoe

Egyptian
Ottoman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Qarara

Dimensions

Length: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1857a

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

This shoe is fashioned of reddish leather with black leather trim around the opening that extends over the toe portion as a scroll ornament. Though there is some suffing and cracking of the surfaces, the shoe is in good condition.

Provenance

From Qarara. 1903: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; 1903: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; August 27, 1903: received by the MFA.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription