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The carnyx was a wind instrument of the Iron Age Celts, used between c. 300 BC and c. AD 200. It was a type of bronze trumpet, held vertically, the bell styled in the shape of a boar's, or other animal's, head. It was used in warfare, probably to incite troops to battle and intimidate opponents.

An ancient Celtic artifact found some 60 years ago in the Italian Alps has finally been identified as a Celtic war horn, or 'carnyx', by archaeologists .

Carnyx -he carnyx was a wind instrument of the Iron Age Celts, used between c. 200 BC and c. AD 200. It was a type of bronze trumpet with an elongated S shape, held so that the long straight central portion was vertical and the short mouthpiece end section and the much wider bell were horizontal in opposed directions. The bell was styled in the shape of an open-mouthed boar's, or other animal's, head. It was used in warfare

Carnyx -he carnyx was a wind instrument of the Iron Age Celts, used between c. 200 BC and c. AD 200. It was a type of bronze trumpet with an elongated S shape, held so that the long straight central portion was vertical and the short mouthpiece end section and the much wider bell were horizontal in opposed directions. The bell was styled in the shape of an open-mouthed boar's, or other animal's, head. It was used in warfare

Celtic warriors and wives of ancient Gaul discovered in Iron Age graveyard near Paris French archaeologists have unearthed the remains of 5 Celtic warriors and several women in a 2,300 year-old cemetery on the outskirts of Troyes, southeast of Paris. The site, a farmer’s field destined to become an industrial warehouse, is yielding a stunning array of Iron Age finds from the ancient civilisation of Gaul.

One of the excavated Iron Age Celtic graves, plus a sword and its scabbard, and a bracelet - images by Denis Gliksman

This REALLY vintage!! ~ Iron Age clothes. The Woman's remains had been preserved in a bog in Denmark. ~ that plaid cloth is amazing for Iron Age, isn't it?

The costume belonging to the Huldremose Woman dated to the Pre-Roman Iron Age. lots of plaid.and a cape.

Irish stone head.

Celtic Iron Age stone head found near Claudy, UK dates ca. 200 BC - The head was important to the ancient Celts because they considered it the seat of emotions. [paraphrase BBC NEWS] <---- this is a sontaran head

Celtic Clothing During the Iron Age- A Very Broad and Generic Approach | heather smith - Academia.edu

Scroll down for amazing pictures of preserved Iron Age textiles. Amazingly fine weaving with gorgeous patterning. Might interest you Tottle

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