Index Dutch Bronze Age
Index first farmers in the Netherlands
Bibracte, a city of the Gauls (6)
- General information
(2) - The walls and buildings
(3) - The metals (findings)
(4) - The metals (techniques)
(5) - Strange trees
(7) - Religion , Gallic
(8) - Other findings
(9) - Coins
2nd / 1st century B.C.E.: bilangual stone ("schiste"), Vercelli, Italy
The text is Latin / Gallic in Etruscan alphabet. The stone was found on a sacret place, together with 3
On this place
where Acicius Argantomateretus
to fulfil his promise to the gods
and to mankind
within the limits
where the 4 stones have been erected
Original translation in
Limite du terrain
qu' Acicius Argantomateretus
pour etre en commun aux dieux
et aux hommes
dans les limites
où les quatre pierres ont été érigées
A tin ingot contained a stamp: ΤΩΝΠΕΡΙ
"Made by the Kelts near Herakleides" (South-Spain?) 1st century B.C.E.
Rhone-delta (Glanum). A statue dedicated to Taranus. The red color is
The text on the bottom of this statue:
"Ouebrumaros has dedicated (a statue) to Taranus, an offer."
The famous "Coligny 5-years calendar", probably 2nd century C.E.
Gallo-Greek inscription on the base of a jar: ...DOIIA.
The jar belonged to the grave of a child (0-6 years), and the grave included a Roman half "republican as" from 170-91 B.C.E.
Pottery with the inscription ODUXNIA
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