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Striped sandals

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These woven reed sandals with red and white striped soles and red braided thongs are similar, but are not a pair.


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, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.


a: length: 26.0 cm (10 1/4 in) b: length: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woven reed


The Ancient World