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Leather sandal; sole decorated with incised lines; leather thongs for straps. Possibly a pair with 72.4767

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Nubian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period, A.D. 379–476

Dimensions

Width x length: 11 x 27 cm (4 5/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4768

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes