Celtic Gold Stater of Addedomaros, Catuvellauni/Trinovantes tribes - Late 1st century BC

Celtic Gold Stater of Addedomaros, Catuvellauni/Trinovantes tribes - Late 1st century BC

Silver Celtic Iceni unit.    Britain, 1st century A.D.     The Iceni were a British tribe inhabiting the area around Norfolk from the 1st century B.C. to approximately the end of the 1st century A.D. They started using coins as a means of payment at around 10 B.C. This particular coin has a stylized horse depicted on it. Other coins would have equally stylized versions of animals.     Source: The Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Silver Celtic Iceni unit. Britain, 1st century A.D. The Iceni were a British tribe inhabiting the area around Norfolk from the 1st century B.C. to approximately the end of the 1st century A.D. They started using coins as a means of payment at around 10 B.C. This particular coin has a stylized horse depicted on it. Other coins would have equally stylized versions of animals. Source: The Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Reverse of a coin, from Eastern England (silver) Celtic, (1st century BC)

Reverse of a coin, from Eastern England (silver) Celtic, (1st century BC)

Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.

Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.

Bedse Caves, India. These amazing rock-cut caves are carved to perfection. The conventional view is that they were carved by Tibetan and Chinese monks with primitive tools over a very long period of time (200 BC - 100 AD). But their perfection challenges our imagination. The tolerances and dimensions show an advanced understanding of mathematics, design, planning and technology.

Bedse Caves, India. These amazing rock-cut caves are carved to perfection. The conventional view is that they were carved by Tibetan and Chinese monks with primitive tools over a very long period of time (200 BC - 100 AD). But their perfection challenges our imagination. The tolerances and dimensions show an advanced understanding of mathematics, design, planning and technology.

The La Tène culture was a European Iron Age culture named after the archaeological site of La Tène on the north side of Neuenburgersee in Switzerland, where a rich cache of artifacts was discovered by Hansli Kopp in 1857. La Tène culture developed and flourished during the late Iron Age (from 450 BCE to the Roman conquest in the 1st century BCE) in Belgium, eastern France, Switzerland, Austria, Southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and Romania.

The La Tène culture was a European Iron Age culture named after the archaeological site of La Tène on the north side of Neuenburgersee in Switzerland, where a rich cache of artifacts was discovered by Hansli Kopp in 1857. La Tène culture developed and flourished during the late Iron Age (from 450 BCE to the Roman conquest in the 1st century BCE) in Belgium, eastern France, Switzerland, Austria, Southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and Romania.

Ancient Roman helmet worn by the elite Roman cavalry (equites Romani). 1st century AD (via: reddit originally from i.imgur.com)

Ancient Roman helmet worn by the elite Roman cavalry (equites Romani). 1st century AD (via: reddit originally from i.imgur.com)

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