Historical artifacts

Explore a collection of intriguing historical artifacts from various eras. Learn about the stories behind these remarkable relics and get inspired to delve into the past.
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Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it's a benefit. With development comes better controlled access and funds for excavation, preservation, and restoration. But it also means a lot more visitors. There's nothing more satisfying than arriving at an ancient treasure to find few, if any other visitors there. But with more and more people traveling each year, it's becoming harder and harder to find archaeological sites that aren't crowded with tourists. For…

Jennie Denston

The world is full of incredible artifacts that have served to shed light on previously unknown aspects of our history. Here are 28 of them below that stand out for their uniqueness, mystery or outlandish histories.

The Battersea Shield was found in the area around Chelsea Bridge, London.    Dated to 350 BC, it seems that an object this elaborate would belong to a member of the warrior elite or even a Celtic chief.    The Battersea shield is from the La Tene era which is characterised by the spirals, circles, interwoven knots and lattices that remain in modern Celtic art.

The Celts are an often misunderstood people. Originating from Austria (circa 1200 BC), they spread across Europe as far as Britain and Spain-and even into Asia Minor, as seen with the Galatians. They were renowned warriors, noted in Greek and Roman literature. However, there is a bias against the Celts that continues into the modern era; subsequently the culture of the Celts is often overlooked. So this list stands as a testament and also an introduction to Celtic culture. 10. Tarasque de…

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