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British Iron Age swords and scabbards

Stead, I. M.

British Iron Age swords and scabbards

by Stead, I. M.

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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iron age -- Great Britain -- Catalogs,
  • Swords, Prehistoric -- Great Britain -- Catalogs,
  • Scabbards, Prehistoric -- Great Britain -- Catalogs,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementI.M. Stead ; with a report on the technology of some of the swords by Janet Lang ; and other contributions by C.R. Cartwright ... [et al.].
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsLang, Janet., Cartwright, C.R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN780.22.G7 S84 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22651402M
    ISBN 100714123234
    ISBN 109780714123233
    LC Control Number2006491449

    The earliest iron artefacts were made millennia before the Iron Age, from meteoric iron that had fallen from the sky. This was when the sky was still the realm of the gods. Therefore, iron was a gift from the gods, and must be imbued with godly powers. Accordingly, these first artefacts were fit . Swords and Scabbards of the British Early Iron Age, Stuart Piggot La Tene Swords and Scabbards in Champagne, I.M. Stead A Doctor's Grave of the Middle La Tene Period from Bavaria, JM de Navarro The Celtic Warrior Fibula, I.M. Stead A Find of the Early Iron Age from Llyn Cerig Bach, Anglesey, Fox.

    The British Iron Age is a conventional name used in the archaeology of Great Britain, referring to the prehistoric and protohistoric phases of the Iron Age culture of the main island and the smaller islands, typically excluding prehistoric Ireland, which had an independent Iron Age culture of its own. The parallel phase of Irish archaeology is termed the Irish Iron Age. ITEM: Sword and scabbard: MATERIAL: Iron: CULTURE: Iron Age, Celtic, La Tène: PERIOD: – 50 B.C: DIMENSIONS: mm x 55 mm: CONDITION: Good condition: PROVENANCE.

    3rd-1st century BC. An iron sword blade fragment tapering to a transverse scabbard foot, remains of mineralised wood to one face. Cf. Stead, I. British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards, London, fig 74 grams, cm (6 1/2"). Property of a London gentleman; previously in an important collection of a European gentleman. [No Reserve].   British Iron Age Swords And Scabbards; The Celtic Sword; LIST OF CHANGES IN BRITISH WAR MATERIAL IN RELATION TO EDGED WEAPONS, FIREARMS AND ASSOCIATED AMMUNITION AND ACCOUTREMENTS [ FOUR VOLUMES] British Military Swords from to the Present Day. Swords and Sword Makers of England and Scotland.


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British Iron Age swords and scabbards are catalogued in painstaking detail for the first time in this definitive reference book on the subject,' Monica Mukherji, Treasure Hunting full of information, succinctly and clearly written, and neatly produced.' British Archaeology /5(5). This is a very detailed reference on La Tène iron age swords and scabbards in Britain.

The book includes a detailed classification schemes of sword types, scabbards, suspensions, chapes and decoration (Celtic art forms). Included are dozens of line drawings and photographs of swords and scabbards, with associated detailed archeological 5/5.

British Iron Age swords and scabbards are catalogued in painstaking detail for the first time in this definitive reference book on the subject,' Treasure Hunting, - Monica Mukherji.

full of information, succinctly and clearly written, and neatly produced.' British ArchaeologyPages: British Iron Age swords and scabbards are here catalogued in detail for the first time. They are grouped on the basis of typologies of components and are discussed with special reference to their decoration, context and chronology.

Artefact studies have been neglected for many years, and this subject was last tackled in a paper published in British Iron Age swords and scabbards are here catalogued in detail for the first time.

They are grouped on the basis of typologies of components and are discussed with special reference to their decoration, context and chronology.

Artefact studies have been neglected for many years, and this subject was last tackled in a paper published in Since then, the material available for study. British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards: : Stead, I.

M.: Libros en idiomas extranjeros5/5(4). British Museum guide to early iron age antiquities - RA Smith Classification of pre-Viking Irish Iron Swords - E. Rynne. Thanks to Paul Browne for some of the pictures.

** By far the best, and most complete book, on British swords and scabbards is the Ian Stead noted above. If you have an interest in British iron age weapons then this is.

British Iron Age swords and scabbards are here catalogued in detail for the first time. They are grouped on the basis of typologies of components and are discussed with special reference to their decoration, context and chronology.

Artefact studies have been neglected for many years, and this subject was last tackled in a paper published in Reviews: 4. Literature. Cartwright, Janet Lang, British Iron Age Swords And Scabbards, British Museum Press (), ISBN Andrew Lang, Celtic Sword Blades, in Man, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland ().

Maryon, Herbert (). "A Sword of the Nydam Type from Ely Fields Farm, near Ely". Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Oxbow Books is the world's leading publisher, distributor and bookseller in archaeology and the ancient world.

Brand new Book. British Iron Age swords and scabbards are here catalogued in detail for the first time. They are grouped on the basis of typologies of components and are discussed with special reference to their decoration, context and chronology. Artefact studies have been neglected for many years, and this subject was last tackled in a paper.

Iron Age Celtic Sacrificed Sword and Spear Group. 2nd-1st century BC. A group of three sacrificed iron weapons comprising: a spearhead with long leaf-shaped blade and tubular socket, blade end bent round parallel to the upper; a sword with flat-section two-edged blade and rounded tip, sloped shoulder and long tang, omega-shaped guard, the blade double-bent into an S-shape; a sword in its iron.

British Iron Age swords and scabbards. London: British Museum, (OCoLC) Online version: Stead, I.M. (Ian Mathieson).

British Iron Age swords and scabbards. London: British Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: I M Stead; Janet Lang; Caroline Cartwright.

Buy British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards by I. Stead from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ British Iron Age swords and scabbards are catalogued in painstaking detail for the first time in this definitive reference book on the subject,' Monica Mukherji, Treasure Hunting full of information, succinctly and clearly written, and neatly produced.' British Archaeology /5(4).

Swords and Scabbards of the British Early Iron Age - Volume 16 - Stuart Piggott. Although among our most striking antiquities, the swords and daggers of the British Early Iron Age, with their accompanying scabbards, have received no systematic study in the light of recent archaeology.

The artistic qualities of many of the ornamented bronze. This sword was probably owned by an Iron Age Chieftain and was deposited as an offering to the Gods over years ago. Iron Age 'La Tene' sword with exquisite bronze scabbard, which would have. Literature Edit. Cartwright, Janet Lang, British Iron Age Swords And Scabbards, British Museum Press (), ISBN Andrew Lang, Celtic Sword Blades, in Man, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland ().

de Navarro, The Finds from the Site of La Tène: Volume I: Scabbards and the Swords Found in Them, London: The British Academy. Stead / British Iron Age swords and scabbards () Location On display (G50/dc9) Exhibition history Exhibited: 11 Mar- 25 Sep, Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland, Celts.London, BM, Celtic Antiquities from Gaul Acquisition name Purchased through: Rollin &.

British Iron Age; swords and scabbards; With a report on the technology of some of the swords, by Janet Lang. Stead, I.M. The British Museum Press pages $ Hardcover DA Stead was responsible for European Iron Age antiquities in the British Museum from until his retirement in.

- British Military Swords An Illustrated Price Guide for Collectors by Harvey J S Withers. See more ideas about Military swords, Price guide, Antique collection pins.ITEM Sword and scabbard MATERIAL Iron CULTURE Iron Age, Celtic, La Tène PERIOD – 50 B.C DIMENSIONS mm x 55 mm CONDITION Good condition PROVENANCE Ex French private collection BIBLIOGRAPHY PIGGOTT, S.

Swords and scabbards of the British Early Iron Age () p All our items comes with Certificate of Authenticity The Seller can prove that the lot was .Vol Swords and scabbards of the British Early Iron Age Stuart Piggott 1 Palaeoliths from the Fen district D.F.W.

Baden-Powell 29 The problem of the survival of the Tripolyte culture.