A spectacular hoard was found on Jersey, which contained more than 70.000 coins with gold and silver ornaments (torcs, finger rings). There is some great pictures following these links :
Our first meeting took place in the Musée d’Archéologie Nationale (Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France) from 21 to 22 September 2017, with almost all project members (see photo below).
The CELTIC GOLD project aims to renew the perception of Western La Tène culture (half Vth to Ist century BC) from the study of production and consumption of golden objects. This concerns a wide geographic area, namely France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Luxemburg and Netherlands, and involves many aspects as economic, social, technological and artistic development.
By this blog, we want to highlight our researches, both methodological approaches (conduct of fin metal work objects, experimentations) and main results o
f this Franco-German program in Social and Human Sciences (FRAL), supported by both ANR (Agence nationale de la recherche) and DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft).
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