Category: sandals

A brief history of flip-flops.

A brief history of flip-flops.

Primitive technology: Sandals

Primitive technology: Sandals

Egyptian Cartonnage Sandals, Late Period, C. …

Egyptian Cartonnage Sandals, Late Period, C. 664-332 BC

With polychrome painted details, impractical for use in the real world, these were
funerary offerings placed with the mummy inside the coffin and to be
used by the deceased in the afterlife.

Gold sandals imitating leather detailing for funerary use, Upper…

Gold sandals imitating leather detailing for funerary use, Upper Egypt, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, ca. 1479–1425 B.C. 

(Via the Met Museum)