They say that, “style is eternal.” In the light of that wisdom, people have been pointing out the resemblance of this recently discovered ancient mummy shoes to a pair of the Adidas trainers, complete with their iconic strike. Yes, it even promoted the fact of possible time travel!
The mummified remains were found over 9000 feet up in the Mongolia’s Altai Mountains. The mummy, thought to be a native Turkic female, is estimated to be over 1500 years old. Its discovery was prompted after local herdsman stumbled across the grave and alerted the Khovd Museum.
The researchers are excited about what secrets this mummy can reveal about the ancient Turkic culture, and they are also hopeful they can find out how these shoes traveled nearly 2000 years back in time. Along with the shoes, the mummy’s grave also contained a bundle of everyday objects, there remains of an entire horse, it’s saddle and four finely woven pieces of clothing.