Who Invented Shoes?
Who invented shoes? While sandals were found in a Fort Rock Cave in the Oregon in 1938 (that were dated from 7,000 or 8,000 B.C) we don’t know who invented these sandals, and I wouldn’t count them as the invention of shoes. So who invented shoes?
Who Invented Shoes – The Armenians?
The world’s oldest leather shoe,, was found in a cave in Armenia in 2008 and is believed to date to 3,500 B.C. It was made from a piece of cowhide and leather cord as laces.
We really can’t identify one person or culture as to the ‘who invented shoes’, since many people in the ancient era used sandals which evolved to closed shoes. Moccasins and flip flops are common imagery for the earliest shoes / sandals.
Who Invented Shoes: The first pair of shoes were invented approximately 4000 B.C. in ancient Egypt worn by people known as murals. Other people who wore shoes in the past were Romans in 200 B.C., and the Saxons in 1,000 B.C. (about.com)
History of Shoes – Who Invented Shoes Video
Watch the video below to find out who invented shoes and the evolution of the shoe.
Shoes are used to protect our feet and feel more comfortable when doing any activities. Now, shoes are part of our fashion trends with various styles and designs.