Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Width x length: 10.8 x 25.8 cm (4 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Leather sandal; sole decorated with incised lines; leather thongs for straps. With one associated fragment (2 total). Possibly a pair with 72.4768.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way