Denmark Celtic 1st Century BCE. Lord of animals Cernunnos seen here with a torque ring his left hand and around his neck. In his right hand is around a snakes neck. Gudestrup Cauldrun. Is it a depiction of control of wild untamed forces.


 

 

British Dying Gaul Celtic warrior with characteristic British hairstyle and moustache and has a torc around his neck. He lies on his fallen shield while his sword belt and a curved trumpet lie beside him. The statue serves both as a reminder of the Celts' defeat, thus demonstrating the might of the people who defeated them, and a memorial to their bravery as worthy adversaries. Copies of the statue can be seen in the Museum of Classical Archaeology at Cambridge University, Leinster House in Dublin, Ireland. The Royal Academy in London had one such copy, now at the Courtauld Gallery in London. There is an example in bronze over the gate of the walled garden at Iford Manor, Wiltshire, England. In the English market town of Brigg in Lincolnshire, the long established coaching inn The Dying Gladiator . The original may have been commissioned some time between 230 and 220 BCE Rome


 

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