25 October 2006
A CELTIC BRONZE PLAQUE
CIRCA 400 B.C.
Perhaps a horse trapping, the oval-shaped face decorated with the scene of a charioteer wearing dotted cap with curled tip, holding a whip in his right hand, the reins to his two horse chariot in the other, the horses' coats indicated with stripes of short incised lines, with alert ears and wide circular eyes, all set within a delicately incised circle, with double band of incised stylized leaf border around the edge, remains of two small attachment loops above, perhaps another larger below, with four punched holes
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) across max.
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