Thursday, June 10, 2010

Cork archaeologist finds world's oldest shoe

University College Cork (UCC) archaeologist, Dr Ron Pinhasi, and a team of international archaeologists discovered the world's oldest leather shoe in a cave in Armenia. The perfectly preserved shoe is 1,000 years older than the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt and 300 years older than Newgrange, Co Meath.
You can see the shoe, where it was found and what a modern-day reconstruction would look like in this clip.


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