Celtiberian Pectoral Ornament

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 November 2017

This Celtiberian pectoral ornament, which portrays a wild landscape replete with horses and stars, would have closed to form a carrying case. This specimen is made of bronze and dates to the 3rd-2nd century BCE. It was found in Arcobriga (Monreal de Ariza, Zaragoza), Spain. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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