Celtiberian Pectoral Ornament

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 November 2017
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This Celtiberian pectoral ornament, which portrays a wild landscape replete with horses and stars, would have closed to form a carrying case. This specimen is made of bronze and dates to the 3rd-2nd century BCE. It was found in Arcobriga (Monreal de Ariza, Zaragoza), Spain. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 02). Celtiberian Pectoral Ornament. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7534/celtiberian-pectoral-ornament/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Celtiberian Pectoral Ornament." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 02, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7534/celtiberian-pectoral-ornament/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Celtiberian Pectoral Ornament." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Nov 2017. Web. 27 Oct 2021.