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Pair of children's sandals

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Pair of children's sandals, bored for a leather thong. Each sandal is in two fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, KN 188x. April 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 41 cm (6 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1600

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes