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Fashion faux pas: Romans wore socks with sandals

Evidence found at a Roman industrial estate in North Yorkshire suggests that legionnaires wore socks with sandals.  Rust on a nail from a Roman sandal found in newly discovered ruins in North Yorkshire appears to contain fibres which could suggest that a sock-type garment was being worn.Now scientists are examining

Roman industrial estate found in North Yorkshire

A Roman industrial estate, which may have been home to a legendary missing legion, has been found in North Yorkshire. The unearthed site includes the remains of a water-powered flour mill used to grind grain and produce food for the soldiers, clothes, food remains, graves and pottery. It also contains

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