|Title||sole of a sandal|
|Collection||Artworld: Oriental Museum|
|Date||1540 - 1075 BCE|
|Description||Sandal made by binding parallel bundles of rushes together with strips to form a flat surface and then edged to finish the sole. A circular hole can be seen to have been pushed between the fibres in order to secure the thong between the toes.
The sandal is in poor condition and is very fragile.
|Location Creation Site||Misr|
|Location Current Repository||The Oriental Museum|
|Subject||clothing, sandal, costume, plants|
|Measurements||13 x 32 x 1 cm|
|Rights||Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|
|Style Period||New Kingdom|