Sandal

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 448x

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 26.2 cm (5 1/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-474a

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Large, thick, leather sandals with holes for attaching thongs.

Provenance

From Kerma, K448x. January 1914: 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