About this object

Left sandal of a pair made from plant fibre (palm fibre or papyrus plant fibre?). Sandal strap complete but end part missing. Late Period or after.

Found during Professor Emery's 1966/7 excavation season at Saqqara for the Egypt Exploration Society. Number H5-573 1266

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Fibre Plant
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 1969
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date collected
    1967
  • Measurements
    19 mm x 119 mm x 245 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Excavation
    Owned until: 1969
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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