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The Washing of the Disciples' Feet

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Archeologists have found sandals dating back to the time of Jesus. Sandals (feet) are the dirtiest part of the body, so at a formal meal you're supposed to have a foot washing with a basin and a towel. The Last Supper is remembered as a meal where Jesus volunteers to wash the feet cause none of the disciples did.

People back then would have realized that the lowest part of a reclining table is over here and that person should have volunteered to do it, but Jesus as a sign of humility offered to wash his disciples' feet.