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Two sandals

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Two large, leather sandals with holes for attaching thongs, one is in better condition than the other, which is wrapped in linen. both worm-eaten.

Provenance

From Kerma, K448x. January 1914: 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 26.2 cm (5 1/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-474a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes