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Family footwear find shows new side to Roman military. Kids of soldiers wore shoes to show their social status.

Classics professor Elizabeth Greene has looked at shoes found at the Roman fort at Vindolanda on Hadrian’s Wall in Northern England, where more than have been excavated.

Ancient Roman silver orange intaglio ring depicting the goddess Fortuna, dating to around 150 AD.

COPIED: Ancient Roman silver orange intaglio ring depicting the goddess Fortuna, dating to around 150 AD.

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Roman Shoes

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A Magnificent Roman Silver Mirror Embossed with the Myth of Phrixus and Helle

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One of ancient Roman shoes excavated by archaeologists at Vindolandia fort

Archaeology: what Roman shoes tell us - FT.com

Archaeologists have excavated more ancient Roman shoes at Vindolanda fort in Northumberland than anywhere else – so far, including 130 during this summer’s dig. Discarded over three centuries of Roman settlement from about and preserved

An ancient Roman limestone mold for an oil lamp with a eight petal flower in the center and a herringbone pattern around the edge.  Graffito on the exterior.

An ancient Roman limestone mold for an oil lamp with a eight petal flower in the center and a herringbone pattern around the edge. Graffito on the exterior.

roman fibulae: clasps or brooches for fastening garments (like a safety pin)

A fibula (/ˈfɪbjʊlə/, plural fibulae /ˈfɪbjʊli/) is a brooch or pin for fastening garments. The fibula developed in a variety of shapes, but all were based on the safety-pin principle.

reconstructed caligae, the Roman hobnailed military sandal

A caliga, the soldiers "boot" Caligula was named after.Caligula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gallery: Ancient Roman Kids' Shoes

Gallery: Ancient Roman Kids' Shoes

The children of soldiers wore miniature versions of the basic marching boot of the Roman army. Here, a child's boot from Vindolanda, Britain.

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