Studies of ancient Egyptian footwear. Technological aspects. Part XVI. Leather Open Shoes

André J. Veldmeijer

An extraordinary pair of ancient Egyptian leather open shoes, housed in the British Museum, is described and discussed. The shoes combines sandal-like straps with laces, which leads to the suggestion that this footwear is an intermediary between sandal-like straps (open shoes) or laces (closed shoes).

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Veldmeijer, A.J. 'Studies of ancient Egyptian footwear. Technological aspects. Part XVI. Leather Open Shoes', BMSAES 11 (2009), 1–10, http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/online_journals/bmsaes/issue_11/veldmeijer.aspx

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