First Bark Shield Uncovered in England is Changing Celtic History

May 24, 2019 - General
The bark shield is made from green bark that has been stiffened with internal wooden laths. Source: (University of Leicester / Fair Use)

Archaeologists in England have announced the findings from their study of an ancient shield that was made from tree bark. The shield was unearthed in 2015 and is around 2,300 years old. The experts believe that this is the first example of such an object being found, not only in England but also Europe.

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