Gold Celtic Ring Detail, 390 BCE

Fundraiser: Server Costs 2019

Please help us cover our server costs for this year. We are a non-profit organization and we would rather spend the money on our mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide.

$0.00
of $7,500.00
0.00% Funded
Donate Now

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by Swiss National Museum
published on 23 January 2019

Around 390 BCE. Erstfeld. Canton Uri.

Protection for travellers: This treasure was deposited in a rock crevice in a valley leading to the Gotthard Pass, probably as a votive offering by a group of travellers. The rings bear human and animal depictions that merge into each other to form fanciful mythical and hybrid creatures. They give us an insight into the religious beliefs of the Celts.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Museum, S. N. (2019, January 23). Gold Celtic Ring Detail, 390 BCE. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9877/

Chicago Style

Museum, Swiss N. "Gold Celtic Ring Detail, 390 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9877/.

MLA Style

Museum, Swiss N. "Gold Celtic Ring Detail, 390 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2019. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

Remove Ads

Advertisement