Ireland's Exquisite Insular Art
The Book of Kells completed in Ireland, c. 800 CE. This folio shows the lavishly decorated text that opens the Gospel...
King Stone, Rollright Stones
Part of the Rollright Stones complex, the King Stone is a solitary weathered monolith dated to 2nd millennium BCE.
Kingdoms of British Celts - High Kings of Britain
Post-Roman Britain With the expulsion of Roman officials in AD 409, Britain again became independent of Rome and was...
Latin and Celtic on British Coin
Before the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 CE, rulers in the south-east struck coins with Latin inscriptions. Verica...
Lead Sheet with Coin Impression
This sheet is decorated with an impression of a coin of the Emperor Valens (Flavius Julius Valens Augustus), 364-378...
Legends of the Rollright Stones, Oxfordshire
The Rollright Stones is the collective name for a group of enigmatic prehistoric monuments located next to an ancient ridgeway...
Gold, 2400-2000 BCE. Mangerton, Kerry, Ireland. Though we assume this gold lunula (little moon in Latin) was a piece...
Map of Roman Britain, 150 AD
Map of Roman Britain ca. 150 AD, showing the main Roman roads, cities, and Brythonic tribes.
Map of the British Isles in 54 BC
When Julius Caesar landed on the Kent coast in 55 BC, he had a basic knowledge of what to expect of the south-eastern Britons...
Map of the British Isles in AD 10
Rome maintained trading and political links of a sort with the Britons, and were able to observe the slow coalescence...