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Celtic History In the News – September 2019

Celtic History In the News – September 2019 ‘Spectacular’ monument aligned with the Winter Solstice found near Newgrange Archaeologists have identified about 40 previously unknown monuments near Newgrange in an “exceptionally successful” survey. Student reveals the face of Iron Age female druid A University of Dundee student has digitally revealed the face of one of[…]

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Celtic History Newsletter: In the News

A new collection of links to interesting recent news items in Celtic history or archeology this week. Isle of Man Round Mounds: ‘Spectacular’ 4,000-year-old jet necklace found A 4,000-year-old necklace has been uncovered during an archaeological dig on the Isle of Man. The Most Irish Town in America Was Built on Seaweed After discovering ‘Irish[…]

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Celtic History Newsletter: In the News

I thought it might be worth catching up on some of the interesting news in Celtic history/archeology this week. “Find of the century: Incredibly preserved 2,400-year-old Celtic warrior’s shield made from tree bark is dug up in Leicestershire” An incredibly well-preserved shield made from tree bark may be the find of the century and revolutionize[…]

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In the News

I’ve got a short week, bouncing MacGregor Games from the Renaissance Festival in Minnesota to 18th century Indiana this weekend, so just a quick look at Celtic related archeology news this week. Look for The Celtic Croft at Stone Mountain Highland Games later this month. Heat wave reveals Ancient Sites through Crop Marks in Wales[…]