The Iron Age Celts. By Rían O’Kennedy. Who Are The Celts?. The Celts originated from Central Europe. Why are they called Iron age Celts?. The period of time in Britain just before the Roman period is known as the Iron Age.
By Rían O’Kennedy
Celtic sword ---)
Celtic warriors had an advantage in battle as they had iron weapons.
They covered their bodies in tattoos.
Even women could be warriors.
Celtic warriors carried long, or oval shaped shields, spears, daggers and long slashing swords made of iron.