The oldest shoe is dated about 5,500 years ago and it was found in the mountains of Armenia.
It is well preserved and was made of a single piece of leather, laced up the front and back. The size of the shoe is European 37.5.
The shoe was found in a cave along with other evidence of human occupation. The shoe had been stuffed with grass, which dated between 5,637 and 5,387 years ago.
Older finds of sandals were in a cave in Missouri, but were made of fiber.
It’s consider to be an elite shoe.