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Two pairs of children's sandals. On the left, 36.3.234, on the right, 36.3.159.

Pair of sandals from the Burial of Amenhotep

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography: 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
Medium: Cow hide, calf skin, stained red
Dimensions: 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

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