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This is the first full-length study of personal ornament in use in Roman Britain. Written by Catherine Johns, a staff member at the British Museum and the leading.
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The exhibition will then open at the National Museum Scotland in March Details of: Gundestrup Cauldron. Yet the name Celts was first recorded thousands of years earlier, around BC, when the ancient Greeks used it to refer to peoples living across a broad swathe of Europe north of the Alps. The Greeks saw these outsiders as barbarians, far removed from the civilised world of the Mediterranean.

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They left no written records of their own, but today archaeology is revealing new insights into how they lived. Iron Age Coin. Ruscombe, Berkshire, England, BC. Modern research suggests that these were disparate groups rather than a single people, linked by their unique stylised art.

This set them apart from the classical world, but their technological accomplishments stand on a par with the finest achievements of Greek and Roman artists.

A stunning example in the exhibition, from National Museums Scotland, is a hoard of gold torcs found at Blair Drummond in Stirling in by a metal detectorist on his very first outing. Excavations showed they had been buried inside a timber building, probably a shrine, in an isolated, wet location. Two are made from spiralling gold ribbons, a style characteristic of Scotland and Ireland.

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Another is a style found in south-western France although analysis of the Blair Drummond gold suggests it was made locally based on French styles. The final torc is a mixture of Iron Age details with embellishments on the terminals typical of Mediterranean workshops. It shows technological skill, a familiarity with exotic styles, and connections to a craftworker or workshop with the expertise to make such an object. The Blair Drummond find brings together the local and the highly exotic in one hoard.

Hunterston brooch. Silver, gold and amber.

The Jewellery Of Roman Britain: Celtic and Classical Traditions

Hunterston, south-west Scotland, AD Although Britain and Ireland were never explicitly referred to as Celtic by the Greeks and Romans, some 2, years ago these islands were part of a world of related art, values, languages and beliefs which stretched from the Atlantic to the Black Sea.

During the Roman period and after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, communities in Ireland and northern and western Britain developed distinct identities. The art and objects which they made expressed first their difference to the Romans, but later the new realities of living in a conquered land or on the edges of the Roman world.

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Rounded lobes at all corners incised with dot and circles, two open circles additionally for acute corners. In the panel, bronze divider encloses red enameled circle with white center and flanked by diametrically opposite black glass triangles. The perimeter is blue enamel segments alternating with millefiori mosaic glass sections containing flowers having white dot center within a red annulet and blue petals on white background. Hinged pin. Pin has not survived. For the same type see: in British Museum: Johns C.

The Jewellery of Roman Britain. Celtic and Classical Traditions. The University of Michigan Press, , color pl. Visual Catalog of Brooches.