Re: [ANE-2] Arguably not the oldest shoe in the world
- 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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>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
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