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by Morna MacGregor

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II: pp. 428 + 327 figs. Leicester: University Press, 1976. M. Art in Roman Britain. London: the Phaidon Press, for the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, 1962. Pp. v + 219. 1 map, 236 plates, 2 figs. Early Celtic Art in North Britain: a Study of Decorative Metalwork from the Third Century . 22 maps + 16 pls. II: pp.

Publisher: Leicester University Press. Publication type: Monograph or book. ISBN number: 718511352. This was created by: on the: 20 years ago. Record last updated by: Mary Chester-Kadwell on the 5 years ago. Referenced finds recorded with images. We have recorded 85 examples. Record: SOM-88E8DD Object type: Broadperiod: IRON AGE Description: Workflow: Awaiting validation. Record: WMID-782A6B Object type: Broadperiod: UNKNOWN Description: Workflow: Awaiting validation

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Early Celtic art" refers to the Hallstatt period (before the 5th century BC. Also covered by the term is the visual art of the Celtic Revival from the 18th century to the modern era, which began as a conscious effort by Modern Celts, mostly in the British Isles and Ireland, to express self-identification and nationalism, and became popular well beyond the Celtic nations, and whose style is still current in various popular forms, from. Celtic cross funerary monuments to the style self-consciously used motifs copied from works of the earlier periods, found in Folk Art and tattoos. This later style is influenced more often from the Insular than the Iron Age.

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Celtic family life The basic unit of Celtic life was the clan, a sort of extended family. The foster father was often the brother of the birth-mother. These arts were tremendously important to the Celts, and much of what we know of their traditions comes to us today through the old tales and poems that were handed down for generations before eventually being written down. Druids Another area where oral traditions were important was in the training of Druids.

In the early Middle Ages, there were distinct material cultures evident in the different federations and kingdoms within what is now Scotland

HISTORY OF CELTIC CULTURE For facts about the evolution of metalwork, sculpture, ceramics and illuminated manuscripts, see: Celtic Art, Early Style Celtic Coins Art Celtic Art, Wadalgesheim Style Celtic Art, Late European Style Celtic Art in Britain and Ireland Celtic Style Christian Ar. DESIGNS OF THE ANCIENT CELTS For the history & development of the iconography, zoomorphic patterns and decorative art motifs employed by the ancient Celts, in metalwork, ceramics and other artworks please see: Celtic Designs Celtic Interlace Celtic Spirals Celtic Knots Celtic Crosses.