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Chertsey Shield


Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 16 February 2021
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The bronze Chertsey Shield was discovered accidentally in 1985 CE in a silted up channel of the River Thames in Abbey Meads, Surrey, England. It was made in the period 400-250 BCE. It measures 83.6 cm (33 in) in height and 46.8 cm (18.5 in) in width. (British Museum, London)

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