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Model sandal (left)

This model left-foot sandal, is split into two sections. Holes are still plugged with dowels that comprised parts of the sandal's "strap"/thong elements. [Likely the match to one model sandal from the pair (both right) accessioned as 21.419a and 21.419b] See also 21.847b.


From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

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The Ancient World