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shape of your feet
Egyptian 30 (39.5%)
Greek 27 (35.5%)
Roman 19 (25%)
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shape of your feet and race?
Topic Started: Oct 24 2011, 02:21 PM (149,214 Views)
123aaa
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i have found this photo and people trying to classify themselves as Egyptian Greek and roman
can this be applied in reality or is that just for fun
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It doesn't really make sense since those foot types are also associated with other sub racial groups, so to only have 3 countries to correspond with them seems kind of arbitrary. The Greek foot shape for instance is also heavily associated with northwestern Celtic peoples, a flatter squarer foot like the Roman one but with a descending toe line like the Egyptian has been attributed to Germanic people. So I would say it's not too accurate as far as including other groups, but if you're from the mediteranean you probably would have a good chance of matching one of these I suppose.
Edited by Brundlefly, Oct 24 2011, 02:38 PM.
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egyptian

but i not egyptian
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123aaa
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Greek while i am Egyptian :)
23andMe scientists discovered two genetic variants associated with whether a person’s big toe or second toe is longer.

For most people the big toe, is the longest toe, but for some people the second, or "pointer" toe, is longer. Scientists at 23andMe have now identified two genetic variants associated with the relative sizes of the big toe and pointer toe. In our customers who have European ancestry, the A version of rs143383 and the T version of rs1479643 are both associated with slightly higher odds of having a longer big toe. One of these variants is in a gene called GDF5, which is believed to be involved in skeletal development.
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Roman. My big toe is also smaller than the next toe.


Do any racial groups have higher or smaller arches than others? Some with flat feet, or some with high arches?
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Mine is Roman while i'm Egyptian lol

123aaa: nice to see you ya masry! From which Egyptian town are you from? ;)
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My right foot is Roman and my left is Greek.


SNP: rs143383
Genotype: AA

SNP: rs1479643 (C or T)
Genotype: CT
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@Robert. I doubt it. I've inherited my father's high arches and my brother my mother's flat feet.

My feet are are relatively short, broad and high...

Right foot is Roman, left foot is Greek, exactly like CG's, what a coincidence.
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Mine are square like the Roman one but with a descending toe line like the Egyptian.
Edited by Major Krieg, Oct 24 2011, 09:08 PM.
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123aaa
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123aaa: nice to see you ya masry! From which Egyptian town are you from?



for me it is Cairo but my grandparents they are from every where in the country
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I have the Roman with big toe being longer than the toe next to it and I am Sicilian. I also have small feet I wear size 2-3 depending on the shoe.
Edited by blackdahlia, Nov 18 2011, 10:53 PM.
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I'm of Irish descent but according to my feet I'm a Greek.
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Oct 24 2011, 03:03 PM
In our customers who have European ancestry, the A version of and the T version of are both associated with slightly higher odds of having a longer big toe.
I'm heterozygous for both SNPs and I've got Egyptian toes on both feet.

How can someone have different toes on each feet - trauma, injury or something of the sorts? If it is, I wonder which foot would be the injured one - the one with a longer 1st finger or the one with a longer 2nd toe?
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Roman, but I have a very high arch, and the smallest toe ends on a level with where the 2nd to largest begins. Biggest toe is still longest.
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my big toe is bigger than the one next to it, and the one next to my big toe is the same size as my middle toe, than they get smaller in regard to the other two
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My foot is totally Egyptian but I don't even know where Egypt is.
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I guess I got a Greek Feet
Edited by San Pietro, Nov 20 2011, 09:41 AM.
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Egyptian feet here.
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Roman I think
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How can someone have different toes on each feet - trauma, injury or something of the sorts?


How can one branch of a tree grow longer than another?

Did you also not know that faces are usually somewhat asymmetrical?

So the second toe on my left foot grew extra long. Big deal.
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