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André J. Veldmeijer. 2009. Studies of Ancient Egyptian Footwear. Technological Aspects. Part x. Leather Composite Sandals. – PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, 6(9) (2009)
Posted by PalArch Editor (AV) in PalArch's Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology on January 1st, 2010
Abstract The tenth part in the series on the manufacturing technology of ancient Egyptian footwear (phase I of the Ancient Egyptian Footwear Project) presents 15 so-called ‘leather composite sandals’. These well made sandals, usually in bright colours and decorated, are known from New Kingdom contexts; they were not a common commodity. Although the focus is on the technological aspects, several other topics will be dealt with nonetheless, albeit in passing, among which the preliminary typology.
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Veldmeijer, A.J. 2009. Studies of Ancient Egyptian Footwear. Technological Aspects. Part XV. Leather Curled-Toe Ankle Shoes. – PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology 6, 4: 1-21
Posted by Palarch Editor (IJJN) in PalArch's Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology on May 4th, 2009
Abstract In ancient Egypt sandals were a common commodity despite the fact that people must have been used to walking on bare feet. Shoes were less common though several types are known from the archaeological record. Despite the many examples of footwear, however, detailed studies are lacking. The present paper presents the closed shoes ‘curled-toe ankle shoes’, that are made of leather. The focus, as is usual in this series, lies on manufacturing technology; other topics are discussed in passing. A preliminary typology is proposed.
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