Nice shoes

Nice shoes…

Fashioned out of cowhide these shoes were found on a Danish bog body which was dated to c. 355-47 BC. The hair side is turned inwards, providing extra comfort and warmth, while the shoes were fastened with skin straps.

(photo National Museum of Denmark)

irisharchaeology.ie's photo.I really enjoy seeing what people wore and how they adorned themselves in the past…which is why on my tours we always try to delve into understanding the people of a place, now and then!
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