Iron Age. 500 BC – 400 AD. Celtic Ireland. Romanticised Celts. - Strabo (Roman Historian) 1AD.
500 BC – 400 AD
“To the frankness and high spiritedness of their temperament must be added traits of childish boastfulness and love of decoration. They wear ornaments of gold, torcs on their necks and bracelets on their arms and wrists, while people of high rank wear garments besprinkled with gold. It is this vanity that makes them so unbearable in victory and so completely downcast in defeat.”
Dun Aengus - Inis Mor, Aran Islands
Lake Neuchatel - Switzerland
Tandragee Idol, Co. Armagh
Tricephalic Head, Co. Cavan