24 September 2015 –
31 January 2016
This exhibition has closed
National Museums Scotland
In memory of Melvin R Seiden
Sheila M Streek
Stephen and Julie Fitzgerald
Fund for the Future donors
Double-faced horned Iron Age statue, perhaps representing a god. Holzgerlingen, Germany, 4th–2nd century BC. © P Frankenstein/H Zwietasch, Landesmuseum Württemberg, Stuttgart.
The Great Torc from Snettisham. Iron Age, about 75 BC. Found at Ken Hill, Snettisham, Norfolk, England.
The Gundestrup cauldron. Iron Age, c. 100 BC–AD 1. Found in Gundestrup, northern Jutland, Denmark. © The National Museum of Denmark.
St John's Rinnagan crucifixion plaque, AD AD 700–800. © National Museum of Ireland.
Hunterston brooch Silver, gold and amber Hunterston, south-west Scotland, AD 700–800. © National Museums Scotland.
Pewter tea set designed by Manx jeweller Archibald Knox for Liberty, London, 1903.
St Chad gospels Vellum AD 700–800. Used by permission of the Chapter of Lichfield Cathedral
Romano-British bronze and enamel pan with the names of forts along Hadrian’s Wall. Staffordshire Moorlands, England, c. AD 150. Bronze, enamel. Jointly owned by the British Museum, Tullie House Museum and Stoke Potteries.