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Irish bog bodies, some recent discoveries | Irish Archaeology

Irish bog bodies, some recent discoveries | Irish Archaeology | Proof of Celtic Paganism | Scoop.it
Recent bog body discoveries from Ireland, including the latest bog body from Cul na Mona, Co. Laois as well as Old Croghan man and Clonycavan man bog bodies.
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Human Sacrifice isn't an uncommon term in the ancient world, but with specific brutalities, a common peasant can be separated from a high king when it comes to honoring a god.

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Prehistoric feasting in south Wales | Rhagor | National Museum Wales

Prehistoric feasting in south Wales | Rhagor | National Museum Wales | Proof of Celtic Paganism | Scoop.it
The discovery of a three-thousand-year-old settlement sheds new light on life in prehistoric Glamorgan.
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Refuse pits and Middens are excellent ways to tell if certain foods have been eaten or to give an idea of what kind of diet and activities people would partake. Would the finding of human bones in a feast refuse pit be evidence for sacrifice?

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Later Prehistory | National Museum Wales

Later Prehistory | National Museum Wales | Proof of Celtic Paganism | Scoop.it
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Early Artifact evidence and stylistic patterns of Celtic metal work can pin point an idea for the starting point of Celtic Paganism in Ireland and in several parts of the world.

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Celtic noble's tomb discovery is a 'milestone of archaeology'

Celtic noble's tomb discovery is a 'milestone of archaeology' | Proof of Celtic Paganism | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a 2,600 year-old aristocratic burial, likely of a Celtic noblewoman, at the hill fort site of Heuneburg in southern Germany. The discovery has been described as a “milestone” in the study of Celtic culture.
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Miles from home and still wearing her noble wear. Celtic culture runs deep in its denizens and with such great preservation, proof doesn't only have to be in Ireland's pudding.

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Celtic Art in Iron Age Wales | Rhagor | National Museum Wales

Celtic Art in Iron Age Wales | Rhagor | National Museum Wales | Proof of Celtic Paganism | Scoop.it
Celtic art reflects the way Iron Age people interpreted the world around them. The designs they used help us understand how they viewed themselves, their environment and their gods.
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Much of Celtic art is connected with gods and nature, a good indicator of Pagan religion. Culture has an artistic way of representing their express belief in higher powers.

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Roman contacts with Ireland | Irish Archaeology

Roman contacts with Ireland | Irish Archaeology | Proof of Celtic Paganism | Scoop.it
Roman contacts with Ireland.What is the archaeological evidence for Roman activity in Ireland and was there a Roman invasion?
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Contact with Roman immigrants can place locations and dates of Celtic tribes in Ireland and provide an ending point to a major time frame of the untainted Pagan society.

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