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Barbarians on the Greek Periphery? Origins of Celtic Art
- Constanze Maria Witt's PhD dissertation. Includes location maps and images of important Iron Age sites in Europe, and bibliography. Navigation by floating window.
- Article from Athena Review on one of the most important hillforts in Gaul, capital of the Aedui. Covers the historical sources and archaeology. Includes plan.
Bibracte, Cradle of Celtic Civilisation
- Brief tourist guide from the Conseil General de la Nieve of the site of the capital of the Eduens, a powerful Gaulish tribe, and the Celtic Civilisation Museum at the foot of Mont Beuvray.
Celtic Art and Cultures
- The University of North Carolina provides an image database searchable in various ways, along with maps, timelines, discussion of design, features on topics and an illustrated glossary.
Celtic Art: A Brief Overview
- An article by Tara NicScothach bean MacAnTsaoir for Clannada na Gadelica, with bibliography and glossary.
Celtic Coin Index on the Web
- The Internet version by John Hooker and Carin Perron. The coins of the Atrebatian king Epaticcus are on-line. Further records will be added in order of original cataloguing. Bibliography.
- An illustrated art-historical analysis of coins of the Coriosolites of Brittany by John Hooker, based on the La Marquanderie hoard from Jersey. Maps of hoard discoveries and mint zones.
Celtic Inscribed Stones
- Online database of all non-Runic inscriptions on stone monuments in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Dumnonia, Brittany and the Isle of Man AD 400-1000. Hosted by University College London.
- Illustrated article from the Encyclopædia Britannica on the Early Iron Age culture of the Celts which takes its name from an archaeological site in upper Austria.
Iron Age Western Europe
- Gallery of expandable thumbnail photographs of La Tène and Romano-Celtic artifacts in museums, with captions, from Images from World History.
- Article from the Encyclopædia Britannica on the Late Iron Age culture of European Celts which takes its name from the archaeological site at the eastern end of Lake Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Origin of the Celts
- Michael Wangbickler introduces the Hallstatt culture and its successor, that of La Tène, with some comment on earlier European cultures. Bibliography.
People of Britain
- Dr Simon James asks just who were the Britons and did the Celts ever really exist? From BBC Archaeology and Ancient History.
Simon James's Ancient Celts Page
- The author of the controversial 'The Atlantic Celts' gives a summary of his views challenging the concept of Iron Age Britain as inhabited by Celts.
The Celtic Coin Index
- A project sponsored by Oxford University. Good background information, and promises that soon the entire 28,000 image index will be made public.
The Celtic and Prehistoric Museum
- In Kerry, Ireland. Has a collection of copper and Bronze age ceremonial grave goods and spiraling Celtic jewelry, swords and bone ice skates.
The Celts and the Ocean
- Barry Cunliffe explains that his book Facing the Ocean aims to move the focus of study for pre- and early history in Europe away from the Mediterranean towards the Atlantic sea-ways.
The Celts: The First Europe
- An exhibition in 1991 at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice, which assembled over 2,200 items from 200 museums in 24 countries, with a published catalogue. History, images of selected objects.
The Heuneburg Museum
- The archaeology of a Celtic town in upper Swabia. Excavation finds in the Museum and the hiking trail to the burial mounds and other monuments in the landscape.
The Timeline of Celtic History
- An outline by Clannada na Gadelica from 10000-2000 BCE to modern times, with references.
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