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By Duncan Garrow

'Early Celtic artwork' - typified through the enduring shields, swords, torcs and chariot equipment we will see in locations akin to the British Museum - has been studied in isolation from the remainder of the proof from the Iron Age. This ebook reintegrates the paintings with the archaeology, putting the unearths within the context of our most recent rules approximately Iron Age and Romano-British society. The contributions stream past the normal matters with inventive types and continental hyperlinks, to think about the cloth nature of gadgets, their social results and their position in practices akin to alternate and burial. the cultured effect of embellished metalwork, steel composition and production, courting and nearby ameliorations inside of Britain all obtain insurance. The booklet offers us a brand new realizing of a few of the main ornate and complicated gadgets ever present in Britain, artefacts that condense and embrace many histories.

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Rethinking Celtic Art

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