Teresa Neumann (June 14, 2010)
Previously, the oldest known footwear was sandals made from plants found in a cave in Missouri.
(Armenia)—The discovery of a 5,500 year old size 4 shoe in the region of the "Cradle of Civilization" has Dr. Ron Pinhasi of University College Cork calling it the "discovery of a lifetime."
The shoe, which was found in a cave, was reportedly so well preserved that its lacing is still intact. (Photo: REUTERS)