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Sandals

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a) plain matwork sandal with thong, some damage to sole b) plain matwork sandal, perfect condition

Provenance

By 1931: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1931: lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; 1978: given to the MFA by Mrs. Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, 605–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 25.8 cm (10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.559a-b

Medium or Technique

Woven reed

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes