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Romans' crimes of fashion revealed

Romans' crimes of fashion revealed
trefwoorden: romeinse tijd - sokken - sandalen - Londen
Despite conquering the known world, it seems the Romans had a very different idea of what constituted sartorial chic.
Evidence for what, by modern standards, would be considered a lack of style has been uncovered at a major archaeological dig in south London, where a foot from a bronze statue appears to be adorned with both socks and sandals.
The discovery was made during the excavation of a three-acre Romano-Celtic temple complex at Tabard Square in Southwark.
Last month, a 2,000-year-old pot of cream, with its contents still intact, was found at the site.

Lees verder bij: BBC News (27 augustus 2003)