About this object

Right sandal of a pair made from plant fibre (palm fibre or papyrus plant fibre?). Sandal strap incomplete and end part missing. Not as well preserved as the left sandal. 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
    20 mm x 109 mm x 254 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

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