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The Celts

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The Celts

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Celtic: A fascinating #triskele coin, in which the obverse depicts the process of metamorphosis - the human head being transformed into that of a bird.

Anthromorphic Celtic sword hilt at the Latenium

Inscription with dedication to deities, Detail of Celtic alphabet, from Prestino, Como province. Celtic civilization, Italy, 6th century b.C.

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Male deity pillar statue with collar and carved wild boar on chest, in limestone, from Euffigneix. Celtic civilization, France, 1st century b.C.

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Sculpture depicting divinity with lyre, from Paule-Saint-Symphorien, Brittany, France, Celtic Civilization, 1st Century BC

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Two small altars with bas-reliefs depicting the Gallic God Sucellus holding an olla in one hand and a wooden mallet in the other, Lyon, Musée De La Civilisation Gallo-Romaine (Archaeological Museum)

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Column capital dedicated to Celtic god Lugoves, from Switzerland, Artwork-location: Avenches, Musée Romain (Archaeological Museum)

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[CELTIC] Epona altar. Gaulish.

In Gallo-Roman religion, Ancamna was a goddess worshipped particularly in the valley of the Moselle River. She was commemorated at Trier and Ripsdorf as the consort of Lenus Mars,[1] and at Möhn as the consort of Mars Smertulitanus.[2][3] At Trier, altars were set up in honour of Lenus Mars, Ancamna and the genii of various pagi of the Treveri, giving the impression of Lenus Mars and Ancamna as tribal protectors honoured in an officially organized cult.[4][5] Among the few statuettes left as vot

Ancamna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Celtic coin of the Parisii, Gaul, c.100-75 BC

Gold coin of the Parisii tribe of ancient Gaul, 100-50 BC. Currently located at the Cabinet des Médailles, France.

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Gold coin of the Parisii tribe of ancient Gaul, 100-50 BC.

CELTIC COINS ~ At the farmer’s field located in the Channel Island of Jersey UK, archaeologists have discovered a treasure-lovers, numbering from 30 to 50 000 Celtic coins of the total estimated 3 to 10 million pounds (4 to 15 million dollars), which may be the largest in the history of Europe. The cache turned out to be tens of thousands of gold and silver coins.

Inchbrayock stone, back,, Montrose Museum,, Angus. The stone was found in the burial-ground of St Braoch's Church,

The Mullamast Stone, from 500-600 in Ireland. There are 4 blade marks on the left side of the stone and 2 deep ones on top, suggesting that the stone was used as part of a “sword in the stone” kingship ritual. The perpetuation of the importance of the “sword in the stone,” which comes from Arthurian legend, demonstrates the continuity of Celtic rituals even after the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.

Celtic bronze helmet, 3rd century BC, La Tène, From the Marne region of France

Depiction of a Celtic warrior from the Letnitza treasure, Lovech region, Bulgaria.

Dog savaging a humanoid creature, depicted on the reverse of a Celtic coin (potin), Paris region, 1 c. BC.


St. Brigid's Oatcakes - An Irish tradition for St. Brigid's Feast Day of February 1.

The painting depicts the surrender of the Gallic chieftain after the Battle of Alesia

The translation of the Gallic faith into the Roman pantheon

Epona, a resulting goddess from the Gallo-Roman fusion, was "the sole Celtic divinity ultimately worshipped in Rome itself." Epona and her horses, from Köngen, Germany, About 200 AD

The translation of the Gallic faith into the Roman pantheon

Apollo, Cernunos and Mercury

The translation of the Gallic faith into the Roman pantheon

statue de Lezoux • 4543 • L'encyclopédie • L'Arbre Celtique Possibly Esus; identified here with Mercury.

statue de Lezoux • 4543 • L'encyclopédie • L'Arbre Celtique

Dido and Aeneas hide in a cave, fo. 106r. - from the Vergilius Romanus, an early manuscript possibly created in 5th C. Britain.

The Vergilius Romanus; the first British book?

Photo and drawing of Saint Rémy de Provence

ASNC Spoken Word - Gaulish - RIG G-64