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Sock

Description

Sock in coloured wools and divided at the great toe, produced using a single needle technique: Egypt, Akhmim,Coptic, 4th to 5th century

Museum reference

A.1911.315

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Sock

Production information

Akhmim, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

4th - 5th century

Style / Culture

Coptic Period, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Wool

Physical description

Wool, coloured; divided at the great toe

Associations

Hilton Price Collection
Collector: Hilton Price, Frederick George, 1842 - 1909

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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