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An artist's depiction of Boudica rallying the Celtic people from far and wide.

Sword and Scabbard, ca. 60 B.C. Celtic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1999 (1999.94a-d) #sword

Sword and Scabbard Date: ca. 60 B. Culture: Celtic Medium: Iron blade, copper alloy hilt and scabbard Dimensions: Overall: 19 x 2 x in. x x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Bronze Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1999 Accession Number:

The Battersea Shield was found in the area around Chelsea Bridge, London.    Dated to 350 BC, it seems that an object this elaborate would belong to a member of the warrior elite or even a Celtic chief.    The Battersea shield is from the La Tene era which is characterised by the spirals, circles, interwoven knots and lattices that remain in modern Celtic art.

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The Battersea Shield was found in the area around Chelsea Bridge, London. Dated to 350 BC, the Battersea shield is from the La Tene era which is characterized by the spirals, circles, interwoven knots and lattices that remain in modern Celtic art.

Sword and Scabbard  Date: ca. 60 B.C. Culture: Celtic Medium: Iron blade, copper alloy hilt and scabbard Dimensions: Overall: 19 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 7/8 in. (49.8 x 6.7 x 2.2 cm)

Sword, century B. Late Iron Age (La Tène) Celtic Iron blade, copper alloy hilt and scabbard; 19 in.

Sexist bias in archaelology and history, this happens far too often. Has also happened with Etruscan tombs.

Viking Warrior Women fought as Shield Maids and Leaders of Clans. Many cultures have warrior women.

Sword, 10th century. European, probably Scandinavia. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1955 (55.46.1) #sword

century, European, probably Scandinavian. The braided copper wires on the pommel may represent an earlier Scandinavian custom of tying a talisman to a sword hilt. The pattern-welded blade was forged of intertwined rods of steel and iron.

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Women of Mythology; Warriors, Mothers & Virgins: The Art of Howard David Johnson; Women of Greek, Roman, Norse & Asian Mythology

To the 400's BC / 9600's HE the Celts ( warriors who come from Central Europe) enter the French territory , and settled first in Franche -Comté and Burgundy . They impose their language and culture to the people who were there before them: they know how to make stronger than bronze weapons iron weapons (like the end of the Spring and Autumn Period in China). The Celts are also farmers and artisans, and do business .

Different types of warrior, and armour (Chain and brigandines being the most common slavic armour, and plate armour for the rich and ceremony)

Broighter Torc - ca. 1st Century BCE - Believed to hold protective powers, some Celtic Warriors would go naked into battle bearing only their weapons and their Torc around their neck...

Broighter Torc - ca. Century BCE - Believed to hold protective powers, some Celtic Warriors would go naked into battle bearing only their weapons and their Torc around their neck.

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