Four Roman Horseshoes Found in England — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

NORTHUMBERLAND, ENGLAND—BBC News reports that a full set of Roman horseshoes dated to between A.D. 140 and 180 was discovered in a ditch at Vindolanda, the site of an ancient fort near Hadrian’s Wall. The iron hoof protectors, known as hipposandals, had been inscribed with a tread intended to keep the horse from slipping. “One…

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