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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 (IN) 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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