Castell Henllys. "The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colours."-BBC

Castell Henllys. "The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colours."-BBC

The remains of an ancient Celtic prince or princess found still wearing a solid gold torque and lavish bracelets in a grave filled with riches has left archaeologists baffled. The 2,500 year old royal grave, which is thought to date to the fifth century BC, was discovered in Lavau, near Troyes, is thought to have belonged to a member of a Celtic royal family.

The remains of an ancient Celtic prince or princess found still wearing a solid gold torque and lavish bracelets in a grave filled with riches has left archaeologists baffled. The 2,500 year old royal grave, which is thought to date to the fifth century BC, was discovered in Lavau, near Troyes, is thought to have belonged to a member of a Celtic royal family.

Two European bronze swords  Late Bronze Age, circa 900 B.C. The larger leaf-shaped blade with pronounced central ridge with two grooves to either side at the tip, with two notches above the wings of the hilt-plate, the hilt pierced with four rivet-holes, terminating in a faint 'fish tail' tang, 23in (58.5cm) long; the shorter with a stepped central ridge, with a single notch above the hilt plate, the hilt pierced with three rivet holes, 18¾in (48cm) long (2)

Two European bronze swords Late Bronze Age, circa 900 B.C. The larger leaf-shaped blade with pronounced central ridge with two grooves to either side at the tip, with two notches above the wings of the hilt-plate, the hilt pierced with four rivet-holes, terminating in a faint 'fish tail' tang, 23in (58.5cm) long; the shorter with a stepped central ridge, with a single notch above the hilt plate, the hilt pierced with three rivet holes, 18¾in (48cm) long (2)

Carved object of stone from Skara Brae, Orkney, Scotland. Btw. 3400 and 2000 BC.

Carved object of stone from Skara Brae, Orkney, Scotland. Btw. 3400 and 2000 BC.

How Life Evolved on Earth (Infographic) There's a lot that we don't know about the origins and evolution of life on our planet. But there's a lot that we do know.

How Life Evolved on Earth (Infographic) There's a lot that we don't know about the origins and evolution of life on our planet. But there's a lot that we do know.

Gold Collar  Ireland  1150-750 BC  Late Bronze Age   Diameter: 17.2 cm  Source: British Museum

Gold Collar Ireland 1150-750 BC Late Bronze Age Diameter: 17.2 cm Source: British Museum

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