Vix gold torque, 6th century BC
Discovered at Vix, now housed at the Musée du Pays du
Châtillonnais à Catillon-sur-Seine, ...
Vix crater
Largest ever found, 5 ft tall and 13 ft wide. Made in Greece or
southern Italy.
Detail of Vix crater with chariots
The Gundestrup Cauldron, 2nd-1st century BC.
The original La Tene site was discovered in the mid-19th century at
Lake Neuc...
Detail from Gundestrup cauldron
Warrior with boar helmet.
Detail from Gundestrup cauldron
The men are playing carnyxes,
which were war horns.
Detail of Gundestrup Cauldron
The horned god Cernunnos.
Detail of Gundestrup cauldron
Cauldron of rebirth? Or human sacrifice?
La Tene helmet, 1st century BC
Found in the Rhine River, near Mainz. Housed in the
Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg.
Waterloo helmet, 150-50 BC
Found in the River Thames, London. Housed in the British
Museum.
Agris helmet, 350 BC
Found buried in a cave in Agris,
France. Housed in the
Musée d’Angoulême
Romanian Bird helmet, 4th century BC
Found in a cemetery in Ciumeşti, Romania. Housed at the National
Museum of Romanian H...
Battersea Shield, 1st century BC/
1st century AD
Found in the River Thames,
London. Housed in the
British Museum. 30.6 inc...
Witham Shield, 3rd-2nd
century BC
Found in the Witham River, Lincolnshire,
England. Housed in the British Museum,
London. ...
Mirror, 1st century BC
Found in Desborough,
Northamptonshire, England.
Housed in the British Museum.
British gold coin
Modeled after Roman coins, circa late 1st century BC/early 1st
century AD. Associated with Catuvellauni ...
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Osher History Ireland Scotland Wales 1b

  1. 1. Vix gold torque, 6th century BC Discovered at Vix, now housed at the Musée du Pays du Châtillonnais à Catillon-sur-Seine, France.
  2. 2. Vix crater Largest ever found, 5 ft tall and 13 ft wide. Made in Greece or southern Italy.
  3. 3. Detail of Vix crater with chariots
  4. 4. The Gundestrup Cauldron, 2nd-1st century BC. The original La Tene site was discovered in the mid-19th century at Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland. The Cauldron is La Tene, but was found in Gundestrup, Denmark in a bog. Housed in National Museum of Denmark.
  5. 5. Detail from Gundestrup cauldron Warrior with boar helmet.
  6. 6. Detail from Gundestrup cauldron The men are playing carnyxes, which were war horns.
  7. 7. Detail of Gundestrup Cauldron The horned god Cernunnos.
  8. 8. Detail of Gundestrup cauldron Cauldron of rebirth? Or human sacrifice?
  9. 9. La Tene helmet, 1st century BC Found in the Rhine River, near Mainz. Housed in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg.
  10. 10. Waterloo helmet, 150-50 BC Found in the River Thames, London. Housed in the British Museum.
  11. 11. Agris helmet, 350 BC Found buried in a cave in Agris, France. Housed in the Musée d’Angoulême
  12. 12. Romanian Bird helmet, 4th century BC Found in a cemetery in Ciumeşti, Romania. Housed at the National Museum of Romanian History.
  13. 13. Battersea Shield, 1st century BC/ 1st century AD Found in the River Thames, London. Housed in the British Museum. 30.6 inches long.
  14. 14. Witham Shield, 3rd-2nd century BC Found in the Witham River, Lincolnshire, England. Housed in the British Museum, London. 3.39 ft long.
  15. 15. Mirror, 1st century BC Found in Desborough, Northamptonshire, England. Housed in the British Museum.
  16. 16. British gold coin Modeled after Roman coins, circa late 1st century BC/early 1st century AD. Associated with Catuvellauni tribe.

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