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Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 15 February 2021

The bronze Witham Shield from Celtic Britain. It measures 1.09 metres (43 in) in length and 34.5 centimetres (13.5 in) in width. Originally, it would have been attached to a wood or leather backing. The central boss has red coral and repoussé decoration. 400-300 BCE. (British Museum, London)

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