The main frame of the roundhouse would have been made of upright timbers, which were interwoven with coppiced wood - usually hazel, oak, ash or pollarded willow - to make wattle walls. This was then covered with a daub made from clay, soil, straw and animal manure that would weatherproof the house. The roof was constructed from large timbers and densely thatched.        All of the domestic life would have occurred within the roundhouse.

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Life in an Iron Age Village

Iron Age Irish ráth (circular enclosure) farming community.

Loughcrew Hill Fort is located North east of Loughcrew Cairns L. This fort is also located behind Saint Oliver Plunket's home at the Loughcrew Complex.

Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on body found in European bog Photo by Robert Clark, 09/2007 Natl Geo.

Shoes of Damendorf Man, actually to B. - Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on body found in European bog Photo by Robert Clark, September 2007 National Geographic

Large Celtic Roundhouse. This is an early Iron Age reconstruction based on excavations of a crannog (meaning young tree). A crannog is a lake-dwelling on which people built houses, kept animals, and lived in relative security from invaders. (****See similar Pins in the Board.)

This is an early Iron Age reconstruction based on excavations of a crannog (meaning young tree). A crannog is a lake-dwelling on which people built houses, kept animals, and lived in relative security from invaders.

Reproduction of Latgallian/Latgaļu Iron Age from Latvia. Baltic, not Norse/Viking or Slavic.

- Jewelry - (Reproduction of Latgallian/Latgaļu Iron Age from Latvia - Baltic, not Norse/Viking or Slavic)

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Reconstructing an Iron Age Roundhouse

{Week BBC History - Ancient History in depth: Reconstructing an Iron Age Roundhouse (Early Days of Britain/Celts)

How To: Excellent article w/ patterns on how to make these Iron age / Medieval shoes!!  Best instructions you'll find out there - going to make me a pair!

Iron Age Shoes (previous 'viking Shoes')

Viking shoes tutorial (original post now only open to invited readers. She posted this full tutorial on Instructables)

Celtic Clothing During the Iron Age- A Very Broad and Generic Approach | heather smith - Academia.edu

Scroll down for amazing pictures of preserved Iron Age textiles. Amazingly fine weaving with gorgeous patterning. Might interest you Tottle

How a Stone Age axe was made

Art:Thousands of years ago, Stone Age humans used sticks and stones to form rocks into hand axes.

Vaipkleit. Iron age peplos dress from Estonia, reconstruction, similar to Eura style Finnish dress.  Maarjapäev Petseris 2009 340

Vaipkleit

Iron age peplos dress from Estonia, reconstruction, similar to Eura style Finnish dress. Maarjapäev Petseris 2009 340 * Jean, the chain*

The Orkney Hood gives a fascinating glimpse into Iron Age fashion. The herringbone twill weave mixes sophisticated Danish elements with simpler sections made from the brown wool of the Orkney moorit sheep. Experts think it’s a Viking garment remade by Scottish weavers; an early example of a global design being recycled locally.

lunacylover: “ Orkney Hood “ The Orkney Hood gives a fascinating glimpse into Iron Age fashion. The herringbone twill weave mixes sophisticated Danish elements with simpler sections made from the brown wool of the Orkney moorit sheep.

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