Art/ Collection/ Art Object


New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
L. 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in); w. 10 cm. (3 15/16); w. at heel 7 cm. (2 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
26.8.148a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
These Gold sandals belonged to the funerary accoutrements of an Egyptian queen of Thutmose III in the middle of Dynasty 18. Similar gold sandals were found on the mummy of Tutankhamun, one of Thutmose's descendents who ruled at the end of the same dynasty.
Purchased in Luxor with other objects presumed to be from western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1, 1920.

Related Objects


Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Medium: Sheet gold Accession: 26.8.146a, b On view in:Gallery 118

Necklace in Gold Filagree of Queen Tausret

Date: ca. 1200–1186 B.C. Medium: Gold Accession: 30.8.66 On view in:Gallery 124

Cuff Bracelets Decorated with Cats

Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Medium: Gold, carnelian, lapis-lazuli, turquoise glass Accession: 26.8.121a On view in:Gallery 118

Heart Scarab of Hatnefer

Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C. Medium: Serpentine, gold Accession: 36.3.2 On view in:Gallery 116

Drinking Cup

Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Medium: Glassy faience, gold Accession: 26.7.1175 On view in:Gallery 118