Shoes, Slippers and Sandals: Feet and Footwear through the Ages

A display looking at the significance of feet and footwear in the Ancient World and beyond

 

Dates

Until Tuesday 14 May

Visitor information

Times

During museum opening hours


Location

Temporary exhibition space (formerly the Mithraeum), Hadrian's Wall gallery, ground floor


Price

Free entry, donations welcome. 


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About

This display looks at some of the archaeological evidence in our collections for the significance of feet and footwear in the Greek and Roman World. 

It also showcases some examples of footwear from our World Cultures collections, demonstrating some of the many ways in which people have designed shoes throughout the centuries.

Image: Roman brooch in the form of a shoe