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Horse-armour / chamfron

Description

Bronze mask or chamfrain found in a moss at Torrs, Kelton, Kirkcudbrightshire, 300 - 100 BC

Museum reference

X.FA 72

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Horse-armour / chamfron

Date

3rd - 2nd century BC

Materials

Bronze

Physical description

Bronze

Collection place(s)

Torrs, Kelton, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, EUROPE

Associations

Originally presented item to Sir Walter Scott: Joseph Train

Exhibitions

  • Celts (10 Mar 2016 - 25 Sep 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Celts: Art and Identity (24 Sep 2015 - 31 Jan 2016)
    British Museum

  • The World of the Celts: Centres of Power - Treasures of Art (15 Sep 2012 - 17 Feb 2013)
    Wurttemberg State Museum

  • Art of the Celts (22 May 2009 - 31 Oct 2009)
    Historisches Museum Bern

On display

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