Ancient Egyptian Sandal

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Dana Murray
published on 12 September 2016
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Dating to 400-600 C.E., this pair of sandals features extensive leather-tooled decoration on the footbed, a design detail would have only been appreciated when the sandals were removed.

From the Bata Shoe Museum collection in Toronto, Canada.

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Dana Murray
PhD student with interest in the art, architecture, and religion of ancient Greece and the Near East.

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