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Mummy foot case

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Painted on the top of this cartonnage foot case is a pair of sandaled feet with gilded toenails. Along the side and front panels is a design of geometric rosettes bordered by vertical stripes. The soles of the sandals are painted on the underside of the foot case. Enclosed within the left...

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Provenance

By 1971, with Mathias Komor, New York; purchased by the MFA from Mathias Komor, May 12, 1971.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, A.D. 100–199

Object Place for Label

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 20.3 cm (7 1/2 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.217

Medium or Technique

Painted cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings