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Plaited reed sole, with a finely woven edge; twisted thongs. See also 03.1721.

Provenance

Said to be from Qurna. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1720-03.1721) for £2. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19, 1550–1186 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width: 21.5 x 8 cm (8 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1720

Medium or Technique

Straw

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes