Celtic art
Celtic art is the art associated with the peoples known as Celts; those who spoke the Celtic languages in Europe from pre-history through to the modern period, as well as the art of ancient peoples wh...
Carnyx
John Kenny playing the Carnyx at UNO.
Celtic art
I honour one of the most fascinanting culture that ever existed , the celtic one. I've edited a 4-parts movie about this beautiful ancient civilization, base...
Celtic brooches
The Celtic brooch, more properly called the penannular brooch, and its closely related type, the pseudo-penannular brooch, are types of brooch clothes fasteners, often rather large. They are especiall...
High cross
A high cross or standing cross (Irish: cros ard / ardchros, Scottish Gaelic: crois àrd / àrd-chrois, Welsh: croes uchel / croes eglwysig) is a free-standing Christian cross made of stone a...
Pictish art
The Picts were a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods. They are thought to have been ethnolingui...
Ardagh Chalice
The Ardagh Hoard, best known for the Ardagh Chalice, is a hoard of metalwork from the 8th and 9th centuries. Found in 1868, it is now on display in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. It consis...
Battersea Shield
The Battersea Shield is one of the most significant pieces of ancient Celtic art found in Britain. It is a sheet bronze covering of a (now vanished) wooden shield decorated in La Tène style. The shiel...
Derrynaflan Chalice
The Derrynaflan Chalice is an 8th- or 9th-century chalice, that was found as part of the Derrynaflan Hoard of five liturgical vessels. The discovery was made on 17 February 1980 near Killenaule, Coun...
Gundestrup cauldron
The Gundestrup cauldron is a richly decorated silver vessel, thought to date between 200 BC and 300 AD, placing it within the late La Tène period or early Roman Iron Age. The cauldron is the largest k...
Rock of Cashel
The Rock of Cashel (Irish: Carraig Phádraig), also known as Cashel of the Kings and St. Patrick's Rock, is a historic site located at Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland.
According to local myth...
Gospel Book (British Library, MS Royal 1. B. VII)
British Library, Royal 1. B. VII is an 8th-century Anglo-Saxon illuminated Gospel Book. It is closely related to the Lindisfarne Gospels, being either copied from it or from a common model. It is not...
Double disc (Pictish symbol)
The double disc is a Pictish symbol of unknown meaning, that is frequently found on Class I and Class II Pictish stones, as well as on Pictish metalwork. The symbol can be found with and without an ov...
Winchester Hoard
1°19′45″W / 51.060386°N 1.329201°W / 51.060386; -1.329201The Winchester Hoard is a hoard of Iron Age gold found in a field in the Winchester area of Hampshire, England, in 200...
Tudric
Tudric is a brand name for pewterware made by W.H. Haseler's of Birmingham for Liberty & Co of London, the chief designer being Archibald Knox. The gold and silver ranges were known as Cymric (pr...
Rosemarkie sculpture fragments
The Rosemarkie sculpture fragments are the Pictish slabs and stone fragments other than the main Rosemarkie Stone which have been discovered in Rosemarkie, on the Black Isle of Easter Ross. There are ...
Gospel Book Fragment (Durham Cathedral Library, A. II. 10.)
Durham Cathedral Library, Manuscript A.II.10. is a fragmentary seventh century Insular Gospel Book, produced in Lindisfarne c. 650. Only seven leaves of the book survive, bound in three separate vol...
Lacertine
Lacertines, most commonly found in Celtic Art, are interlaces created by animal forms. Interlaces are a two-dimensional decoration formed by a number of ribbons or straps woven into a complex, usually...
Carpet page
Carpet pages are a characteristic feature of Insular illuminated manuscripts. They are pages of mainly geometrical ornamentation, which may include repeated animal forms, typically placed at the begi...
Staffordshire Moorlands Pan
The Staffordshire Moorlands Pan (sometimes known as the Ilam Pan) is a 2nd-century AD enamelled bronze trulla with an inscription relating to the forts of Hadrian's Wall. It was found in June 2003 in...
Brooch of Lorn
The Brooch of Lorn or Braìste Lathurna in Gaelic, is a medieval "turreted" disk brooch that was supposedly taken from Robert the Bruce (Robert I of Scotland) at the Battle of Dalrigh in 1306. However...
Ipswich Hoard
1°06′24″E / 52.025089°N 1.106694°E / 52.025089; 1.106694There are two notable Ipswich Hoards. The first was a hoard of Anglo-Saxon coins discovered in 1863. The second was a h...
Warrior of Hirschlanden
The Warrior of Hirschlanden is a statue of a nude ithyphallic warrior made of sandstone, the oldest known Iron Age life-size anthropomorphic statue north of the Alps. It was a production of the Hallst...
Waterloo Helmet
The Waterloo Helmet (also known as the Waterloo Bridge Helmet) is a pre-Roman Celtic bronze ceremonial horned helmet with repoussé decoration in the La Tène style, dating to c.150–50 BC, that was foun...
Wandsworth Shield
The Wandsworth Shield is a circular bronze Iron Age shield boss or mount decorated in La Tène style that was found in the River Thames at Wandsworth in London sometime before 1849. Another incomplete ...
Mirror and comb (Pictish symbol)
The mirror and comb is a Pictish symbol of unknown meaning, that is generally found in combination with an overlaid V-rod on Class I and Class II Pictish stones. The symbol is found in various combina...