BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Reconstructing an Iron Age Roundhouse

{Week BBC History - Ancient History in depth: Reconstructing an Iron Age Roundhouse (Early Days of Britain/Celts)

Reproduction of Latgallian/Latgaļu Iron Age from Latvia. Baltic, not Norse/Viking or Slavic.

- Jewelry - (Reproduction of Latgallian/Latgaļu Iron Age from Latvia - Baltic, not Norse/Viking or Slavic)

The main frame of the roundhouse would have been made of upright timbers, which were interwoven with coppiced wood - usually hazel, oak, ash or pollarded willow - to make wattle walls. This was then covered with a daub made from clay, soil, straw and animal manure that would weatherproof the house. The roof was constructed from large timbers and densely thatched.        All of the domestic life would have occurred within the roundhouse.

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Life in an Iron Age Village

Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on body found in European bog Photo by Robert Clark, 09/2007 Natl Geo.

Shoes of Damendorf Man, actually to B. - Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on body found in European bog Photo by Robert Clark, September 2007 National Geographic

Large Celtic Roundhouse. This is an early Iron Age reconstruction based on excavations of a crannog (meaning young tree). A crannog is a lake-dwelling on which people built houses, kept animals, and lived in relative security from invaders. (****See similar Pins in the Board.)

This is an early Iron Age reconstruction based on excavations of a crannog (meaning young tree). A crannog is a lake-dwelling on which people built houses, kept animals, and lived in relative security from invaders.

Archaeological reconstruction of a Selonian tribe female costume (IX-XII century, Viking Period or Late Iron Age). Author of the reconstruction is archaeologist PhD Daiva Steponavičienė from PI "Vita Antiqua", Vilnius, Lithuania.   https://www.facebook.com/VitaAntiqua

Archaeological reconstruction of a Selonian tribe female costume (IX-XII…

Celtic Clothing During the Iron Age- A Very Broad and Generic Approach | heather smith - Academia.edu

Scroll down for amazing pictures of preserved Iron Age textiles. Amazingly fine weaving with gorgeous patterning. Might interest you Tottle

How a Stone Age axe was made

Art:Thousands of years ago, Stone Age humans used sticks and stones to form rocks into hand axes.

Maiden Castle, Dorset, England  Maiden Castle, the largest and most complex Iron Age hill fort in Britain.

Maiden Castle, Dorchester, Dorset, England Maiden Castle, the largest and most complex Iron Age hill fort in Britain.

Iron-age Celtic Gold earring discovered on the Algarve (Southern Portugal). National Museum of Archaeology, Lisbon, Portugal.

(Pre-Roman Spain) - Iron age Celtic Gold earing discovered on the Algarve (South Portugal). On display at the National Museum of Archaeology, Lisbon, Portugal

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