Bronze sandals were linked to Hekate as a symbol of her chthonic power. On Images by Porphyry Hekate is mentioned as “the goddess of the brazen sandals” 91. Bronze sandals were mentioned in the PGM as a one of her symbols. The PGM IV 2241-2358 is a prayer/evocation calling upon Hekate 92.
91 Gifford, E. H. trans. 1994-2009. Porphyry: On Images. Available at
92 Betz, H-D, ed. 1996. The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation. Chicago: University ofChicago Press.
The Symbols of the Goddess Hekate