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sole of a sandal

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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.
Cultural Context Egyptian
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
Rights Owner OM
Style Period New Kingdom
Work Type footwear



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