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  • ArticlesAncient Drinking Culture: The Langstone Tankard

    1 April 2010

    [image: Langstone tankard]

    In December 2007, Craig Mills discovered a complete wooden tankard while metal-detecting in a field near Langstone, Newport. Around 2000 years old, this article presents this rare and exceptionally well-preserved drinking vessel, showing how museum conservation and research are helping to reveal its story...
  • ArticlesBowls in the Bog: the Langstone Treasure Revealed

    23 March 2010

    [image: Wine strainer]

    In December 2007, Craig Mills discovered two Late Iron Age bronze bowls and a bronze strainer, each decorated in the Celtic Art style. The finds were made while metal-detecting in a low-lying field near Langstone, Newport. This article presents these rare finds and shows how museum fieldwork and research are helping to tell their story...
  • ArticlesWho were the Celts?

    4 May 2007

    [image: Fighting celts]

    Today, Wales is considered a Celtic nation, one of a family of nations and regions along the Atlantic fringes of western Europe. This Celtic identity is widely accepted, contributing powerfully towards a modern national identity. Classical authors first recorded the Celts over 2,500 years ago - but who were the earliest Celts?

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  • ArticlesAncient Drinking Culture: The Langstone Tankard

    1 April 2010

    [image: Langstone tankard]

    In December 2007, Craig Mills discovered a complete wooden tankard while metal-detecting in a field near Langstone, Newport. Around 2000 years old, this article presents this rare and exceptionally well-preserved drinking vessel, showing how museum conservation and research are helping to reveal its story...
  • ArticlesBowls in the Bog: the Langstone Treasure Revealed

    23 March 2010

    [image: Wine strainer]

    In December 2007, Craig Mills discovered two Late Iron Age bronze bowls and a bronze strainer, each decorated in the Celtic Art style. The finds were made while metal-detecting in a low-lying field near Langstone, Newport. This article presents these rare finds and shows how museum fieldwork and research are helping to tell their story...
  • ArticlesWho were the Celts?

    4 May 2007

    [image: Fighting celts]

    Today, Wales is considered a Celtic nation, one of a family of nations and regions along the Atlantic fringes of western Europe. This Celtic identity is widely accepted, contributing powerfully towards a modern national identity. Classical authors first recorded the Celts over 2,500 years ago - but who were the earliest Celts?

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