We have all seen them. People who have had far too much cosmetic surgery and skeletal diets who lay on beaches until they turn the color and texture of aged leather. It appears, however, that the Italians were able to find an actual skeleton among these sun-dwellers on a Roman beach — a 4,500 year old Roman.
The Roman appears to be a warrior killed by an arrow to the chest and has been dubbed “Nello.” Nello appears to have been buried with six small vases — but his feet are missing. They expect that sunbathers have been laying above a larger number of skeletons and excavations have been ordered.
In the meantime, a pair of 8000 year old shoes were found in Missouri in a case, here
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