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2nd - 1st Century BC
Size: 15cm high, 9cm wide, 4.5cm deep - 6 ins high, 3½ ins wide, 1¾ ins deep
23cm high - 9 ins high (with stand)
Ex Irish Private collection
According to the ancient Greek historian Diodorus Siculus: ‘When going into battle the Gauls use two-horsed chariots which carry the charioteer and the warrior. When they meet with cavalry in war, they throw their javelins at the enemy, and dismounting from their chariots join battle with their swords.’ He also states that the Celtic Britons used chariots ‘as the heroes of Greece are traditionally said to have done in the Trojan War’ such as at the battle of Telamon in 225 B.C when the chariots were stationed on the wings and used as a means of transporting warriors to and from combat with the enemy. In Britain, Caesar’s chief opponent was able to muster four thousand chariots; a formidable sight.