Pair of sandals from the Burial of Amenhotep
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
- ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below the Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), burial of Amenhotep, inside coffin near foot, MMA excavations, 1935–36
- Cow hide, calf skin, stained red
- L. 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.); Greatest w. 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.), th. of soles 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1936
- Accession Number:
- 36.3.159a, b
A pair of leather sandals were found near the foot of the mummy inside the coffin of the child Amenhotep (36.3.153). The leather has been stained red and the upper sides of the soles have been lightly incised with geometric decoration.