Monday, March 14, 2005

Life - StatesmanJournal : Don't let foot woes take the spring out of your step

Life - "Ancient Egyptians revered their feet almost as much as they admired pharaohs and pyramids, cats and cartouches.

Egyptians portrayed foot massage and pedicures in bas-relief carvings on pyramids for the eighth and ninth pharaohs of the Fifth Dynasty (circa 2450 B.C.).

These vestiges might have had something to do with the fact that Egyptians walked barefoot much of their days.
Historians report that Mark Anthony even rubbed Cleopatra's feet during dinner parties."

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