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Acquired in 1903 (the spelunker thinks)

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ca. 1550BC - 1070BC (made)
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A pair of woven, fibre, open shoes. Egyptian, ca. 1550BC- 1070BC.
dimensions
[Sandal] Length: 340 mm, Width: 90 mm Tread, Width: 85 mm Waist, Width: 70 mm Seat [Sandal] Length: 350 mm, Width: 90 mm Tread, Width: 85 mm Waist, Width: 70 mm Seat, Height: 70 mm Heel, Thickness: 5 mm Heel
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Acquired by D.B. Myers.
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291712
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2014-08-30T12:24:04.000Z
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2014-08-30T12:24:04.000Z
latitude
26.69636
location
In Storage
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30.246469
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materials
reed, papyrus
materials_techniques
Woven reed and possibly papyrus.
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865-1903
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8651903
object_number
O351640
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Pair of shoes
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A pair of flat, fibre, open shoes. Curled, pointed toe and round heel. Brittle. Treadsole: Swayed. Reed forming main sole sewn together with nine rows of thinner fibre, possibly papyrus. Rows end where the toe starts to curl and go all the way to heel’s end. Crown sinnet/toe knot protrudes. Perimeter sewn with a plait of papyrus on the inner side. Insole: One over and one under weave of reed. Upper: Quarters are one panel round with toes open. Main body of woven reed but damaged so can see middle layer of long thin reeds (?) with the wider woven reeds on either side, ie: three layers. Come together at topband which is tightly sewn. Sewing is repeated at bottom edge. Bottom edge then sewn to sole. The upper/sole join appears to be robust but the reed of upper is brittle. Straps: Made of twists of long thin reed (?) covered in wider reed strip. [Sandal] Some wear. Treadsole: Swayed Left. Grey dirt at seat and tread. Insole: Worn. Straps: Broken at point where top strap and back strap meet. [Sandal] Some wear. Treadsole: Swayed Right. One modern label. Insole: Worn. Damaged at forepart. Straps: Broken at point where top strap and back strap meet.
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Egypt
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A pair of woven, fibre, open shoes, Egyptian, ca. 1550BC - 1070BC. Acquired by D.B. Myers.
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3
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pair-of-shoes
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2013-11-26T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
Weaving
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year_end
-1070
year_start
-1555