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Helmet AD 50 150, Found in Northern Britain a copper alloy helmet with repousse ornament on the neckguard originally the cross hatched studs were covered with red opaque glass (British Museum)

Iron Age bronze helmet c.450 - 250 BC from Italy. Note the neckguard is narrow and the helmet has buttons on either side to hold the chin-strap. (British Museum)

A 'jockey cap' type of Gallic helmet made from thin sheet bronze was too flimsy to offer much protection to the wearer. Found in the river Marne, France. La Tene D 120 - 50 BC (British Museum)

An iron mirror with cast bronze handle mounts, buried with a female in the Arras cemetery East Yorkshire. 400 - 250 BC (British Museum)

Ornate Celtic chariot linch pin with elaborately decorated end terminal (British Museum)

Iron tyre and nave hoop from the Garton Station Iron Age cart burial, East Yorkshire c. 300 - 200 BC (British Museum)

Enamelled bronze terret ring, found at Weybread. 1st century BC. (Ipswich Museum)

Small bronze figurine of a Gaulic female wearing a neckring (torc) and bangles - found in the River Seine, France. 1st century AD (British Museum)

The 'great torc' found at Snettisham, Norfolk (British Museum)

Chariot fitting made from sheet bronze (British Museum)

Chariot fitting made from sheet bronze no2 (British Museum)

Different sets of cast bronze and brass decorated and guilded terrets, bridle bits, strap unions, and decorative mounts, with inlaid red glass opaque. AD - 50 - 150. This collection consists of the Polden Hill hoard Somerset, and the Stanwick hoard North Yorkshire. (British Museum)

Beads of blue & clear glass, shale and bronze. c. 400 - 100 BC. Found in graves of the Arras cemetery, East Yorkshire (British Museum)

A bronze brooch, bronze bangle, and blue glass bead necklace found in burials in the Arras cemetery, East Yorkshire.c. 400 - 100 BC (British Museum)

Skull of a Cantiaci warrior, priest, tribal leader, or king, still wearing the bronze engraved decorated crown, from the Mill Hill cemetery, Deal, Kent. 200 BC (British Museum)

Iron Age shield

Reconstruction of the wooden shield with bronze boss and fittings. Which belonged to a Cantiaci warrior, priest, tribal leader, or king, from the Mill Hill cemetery, Deal, Kent.200 BC (British Museum)

Ornate bronze suspension ring and brooch decorated with coral stud inlay. From the Mill Hill cemetery warrior burial, Deal, Kent. 200 BC. (British Museum)

A collection of horse and chariot fitting from East Yorkshire, and Westhall Suffolk. (British Museum)

Monasterevin type bronze disc (272 mm in diameter) from Unprovenanced, Ireland. (British Museum)

Bronze mirror 4 (British Museum)

Ornate Iron Age snaffle bit with horse rein rings (British Museum)

Iron Age sword (British Museum)

This elaborately decorated iron spearhead with bronze mounts was found in the River Thames, London. (length of mounts 90 mm) (British Museum)

Iron Age crucibles and coin making moulds from Camulodunun, Colchester. (British Museum)

Coin pellet moulds (2) from Camulodunun: Colchester. (British Museum)

Ornately decorated bronze horse harness mount from the Arras culture burials, East Yorkshire (British Museum)

Ornately patterned bridle bit from the Arras culture burials, Rise, East Yorkshire AD 50 -100. The blue cut glass inlay was combined with the gem-cutting technique. (British Museum)

An elaborately made Iron Age sword handle. (British Museum)

Two ornately decorated bronze scabbards (British Museum)

A set of blue glass bed necklaces from the Arras burials East Yorkshire (British Museum)

Two decorative Iron Age bangles of bronze and green glass (British Museum)

A pair of decorative red glass opaque studs - the discs were mounted on bronze back-plates then secured with iron nails. 200 - 100 BC, Bugthorpe, North Yorkshire (British Museum)

A set of three involuted Iron Age brooches from East Yorkshire 400 - 300 BC.(British Museum)

Celtiberian gold torcs

Two gold neckrings (torcs) from northwest Iberia (Spain) second or first century BC (British Museum)

Decorated wheel thrown 'Belgic type' Iron Age pot 2 (British Museum)

A collection of Iron Age torcs from Gaul, (France) (British Museum)

Cakes of raw red glass opaque used for enamelling metals - usally decorative inlay for Iron Age jewellery, found at Fish Street Hill, London. (British Museum)

Iron Age decorated spear butt terminal (British Museum)

The elaborately made bronze-plated sword sheath with cast openwork chape. 550 - 450 BC From the River Thames, Richmond, London. The engraved geometric (patterned) design was typical during the 6th and 5th centuries BC (British Museum)

Iron Age 'Belgic' pottery ware vessels collection from a cemetery site at Boxford. 1st century BC - 1st century AD (Ipswich Museum)

Iron Age 'Belgic' pottery ware jar from a burial at Dales Road, Ipswich. 1st century BC - 1st century AD (Ipswich Museum)

Iron Age pottery moulds for making horse harness furniture from Waldringfield.1st century BC (Ipswich Museum)

Tankard with cast handle made of oak and bound in bronze. 300 - 100 BC. Extremely heavy when full it was probably used during feasts and passed around by aristocratic drinking partners. It could hold about four pints (two litres) or beer, mead or wine. Found in the River Thames at Kew, Brentford. (Museum of London)

The ornately decorated 'Celtic' horned parade helmet found in the river Thames, London (British Museum)

The Battersea shield replica (Museum of London)

A collection of horse harness suspension loops. (British Museum)

A pair of enamelled terret rings, from Rickinghall Inferior,1st century BC, and a terret ring from Icklingham 1st century BC, plus an enamelled strap union from a harness, Suffolk. 1st century BC. (Ipswich Museum)

Iron dagger with bronze sheath plates found near the River Thames at Mortlake, London. 6th century BC. (Museum of London)

Coin Hoard

The cow bone found buried at Sedgeford, Norfolk, contained 20 gold 'Gallo-Belgic E' coins. Pic 1 (Town House Museum, Kings Lynn)

Coin Hoard

The cow bone found buried at Sedgeford, Norfolk, contained 20 gold 'Gallo-Belgic E' coins. Pic 2 (Town House Museum, Kings Lynn)

Coin Hoard

The gold coin hoard found at Sedgeford, Norfolk. The Iron Age coins are Gallo-Belgic E staters and were probably minted by the Ambiani tribe of northern Gaul. (Town House Museum, Kings Lynn)

A display of Iron Age artefacts:

Iron sword with cast bronze hilt, Cast bronze snake-head scabbard chape with settings for red glass opaque or red coral studs, from Lisnacrogher Skerry, County Antrim. Iron spear head, from Lisnacrogher Skerry, County Antrim.Cast bronze spear-butt identical to the one found at Critchie, Scotland, from Lisnacrogher Skerry, County Antrim.Cast bronze terminals or spear-butts from Lisnacrogher Skerry, County Antrim. (British Museum)

Bronze mirror with La Tene decoration (British Museum)

Bronze mirror with La Tene decoration, very similar in design to the 'Desborough mirror' from Northamptonshire. (British Museum)

Iron Age spoon (British Museum)

Gold twist torc and buffer torc terminal with ornament in relief, Clevedon, Somerset 75 BC. The hollow terminal was once cast onto a multi-strand 'twisted' neckring - similar to the 'Great Torc' from Snettisham. (British Museum)

Bronze sword scabbard chape. (British Museum)

A close up of the Snettisham 'great torc'. 70 BC, Norfolk. (British Museum)

Replica gold torcs (neck-rings) were part of a hoard of six unearthed during building work in the Belstead area of Ipswich, Suffolk, 1st century AD. (Ipswich Museum). The originals can be found in the British Museum.

Celtic sword handle 2 (British Museum)

A pair of bronze spoons with engraved ornament AD 50 - 250

Crosby, Ravensworth, Cumbria.
(British Museum)

Cast bronze decorative spoon from the River Thames, London pic1.Ornate spoons such as these are usually found in graves and often come in pairs. AD 1 - 50 (Museum of London)

Cast bronze decorative spoon from the River Thames, London. pic2. Ornate spoons such as these are usually found in graves and often come in pairs. AD 1 - 50 (Museum of London)

Cast bronze decorative spoon from the River Thames, London. pic3.Ornate spoons such as these are usually found in graves and often come in pairs. AD 1 - 50 (Museum of London)

 

River Thames, London: Iron Age scabbards & sword offerings collection. (British Museum)

Blue glass bead from Chester-le-Street, Durham (British Museum)

Terret and horse fittings from Westhall, Suffolk. (British Museum)

The elaborate 'Aylesford' wine-mixing bucket made of bronze. From a cremation grave in Kent - mid first century BC (British Museum)

Bronze bangles collection. (British Museum)

Iron prisoner or slave chain complete with manacle to fasten onto the captive's wrist. From Roman Verulamium (St Albans Museum)

Iron Celtic British twisted neck-ring (torc) and bronze spiral finger rings and brooch. (British Museum)

A collection of different shaped Celtic British iron spearheads some with a central rib. (British Museum)

Iron Age carved head made from chalk found near Chelsea Bridge, River Thames, London. (Museum of London)

Horned Celtic warrior bronze bucket mount (Escutcheon) from the Alkham bucket burial, Kent.(British Museum)

A human skull found in the dried up riverbed of the Walbrook, London.(Museum of London)

 

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