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Arguably not the oldest shoe in the world

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  • eliot braun
      http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/10/science/10shoe.html?ref=global-home   Quite interesting, although unless one discounts sandals as shoes , then this is
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 9 11:09 PM
       
      http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/10/science/10shoe.html?ref=global-home
       
      Quite interesting, although unless one discounts sandals as "shoes", then this is arguably not the oldest found; that distinction may go to sandals from the "Cave of the Warrior", published by Tamr Schick in an IAA Monograph no.5, 1998.

      Eliot Braun, Ph D
      Sr. Fellow WF Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem
      Associate Researcher Centre de Recherche Français de Jérusalem
      PO Box 21, Har Adar 90836 Israel
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    • Peter T. Daniels
      The claim is the oldest _leather_ shoe (this one beats out Iceman s by a few centuries). The story mentions older extant footwear. -- Peter T. Daniels
      Message 2 of 2 , Jun 10 8:05 AM
        The claim is the oldest _leather_ shoe (this one beats out Iceman's by a few centuries). The story mentions older extant footwear. --
        Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...

        From: eliot braun <eliotbraun@...>
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        >Sent: Thu, June 10, 2010 2:09:41 AM
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        >http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/10/science/10shoe.html?ref=global-home

        >Quite interesting, although unless one discounts sandals as "shoes", then this is arguably not the oldest found; that distinction may go to sandals from the "Cave of the Warrior", published by Tamr Schick in an IAA Monograph no.5, 1998.
        >
        >Eliot Braun, Ph D
        >Sr. Fellow WF Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem
        >Associate Researcher Centre de Recherche Français de Jérusalem
        >PO Box 21, Har Adar 90836 Israel
        >Tel 972-2-5345687, Cell 972-50-2231096

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