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shoe / nail

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Part of the sole of a shoe, made of leather, with marks of stitching around edges, with slightly pointed toe, iron nails attached to sole.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 2.7 centimetres
    • Length: 30.1 centimetres
    • Width: 11.6 centimetres
    • Weight: 94 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Original photograph AN364108001 taken by Adrianus t'Hooft and copyright assigned to the Museum

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    fair (incomplete)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

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  • Registration number



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