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[Web Wrap]: 5,500-Year-Old Moccasin Among 2010 Most Amazing Discoveries.

December 8, 2010

Right up there with forest monitors and red bearded monkeys. 

Via News.am

The U.S.-based Parade magazine has listed the 5,500-year-old leather lace-up moccasin discovered in Armenia among the most amazing discoveries of 2010.

“An international team of archaeologists discovered what’s thought to be the world’s oldest leather shoe in a cave in Armenia. Thanks to the cave’s cool, dry conditions, the 5500-year-old leather lace-up moccasin (about a woman’s size 7) was so well-preserved that even its laces were intact,” the magazine writes.

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