Month: September 2008

Celtic Art and Tourist Knick Knacks

Enamelled bronzes from Roman Britain have turned up all over the Roman world.  This poses an interesting question: were Celtic artists making tourist knick knacks for Roman soldiers to take back home? Leading expert Ernst Künzl puts a British ‘souvenir’ into context.

Chiswick House

English Heritage archaeologists have recently had a rare chance to investigate Britain’s first ‘Palladian’ country house – Chiswick House in West London.