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Max width 10.5
Decorated shoe along S end of box. L. foot.
Sole of raw hide, now turned to a black resinous mass. Fastened to
this above thin gold sheet, corrugated sideways to shoe. Centre panel
of this independent (see sketch). This seems to have been covered
originally with some black substance. There was no toe-thong, so shoe
rather than sandal.
approx 22 cm.
Side of shoe.
Side & heel.
Border of leather <> pattern. In panel 10 rows of
gold circles & diamonds attached by thread holes.
Upper row alternate circles & diamonds,
2nd " all diamonds.
3rd " as top & so on.
Diamonds were yellow in colour, circles were red. Round upper rims of
shoe a string of beads, disc shape. Every other bead gold, other
blue, red and green, strung very irregularly. Red were carnelian,
others glass(?) (cont.)