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KS2 History Timelines- The Iron Age Timeline Posters

KS2 History Timelines- The Iron Age Timeline Posters

Iron Age Finnish Clothing -- Elina modeled this outfit in an Iron Age fashion show organized by a friend.  As a note:  Many of Elina's posts are in English as well as Finnish, and she does beautiful needlework.

Iron Age Finnish Clothing -- Elina modeled this outfit in an Iron Age fashion show organized by a friend. As a note: Many of Elina's posts are in English as well as Finnish, and she does beautiful needlework.

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.

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.

Iron Age house at Westhay    Reconstruction of an Iron Age house at the Peat Moors Centre, Westhay. The house is based on one found at the nearby Glastonbury Lake Village.

Iron Age house at Westhay Reconstruction of an Iron Age house at the Peat Moors Centre, Westhay. The house is based on one found at the nearby Glastonbury Lake Village.

Finnish Iron Age costume  - blog post includes her notes in English and Finnish

Finnish Iron Age costume - blog post includes her notes in English and Finnish

Castell Henllys. "The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colours."-BBC

Castell Henllys. "The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colours."-BBC

"1200-luvun haudasta löydetyjen varakkaan naisen juhlapuvun osien perusteella tehty muinaispuvun malli:"

"1200-luvun haudasta löydetyjen varakkaan naisen juhlapuvun osien perusteella tehty muinaispuvun malli:"

Finnish iron age, carelian style. Basket: braided silver wire, made by Hanna Aalto. Photo: Riku Pasanen

Finnish iron age, carelian style. Basket: braided silver wire, made by Hanna Aalto. Photo: Riku Pasanen

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

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

Bronze spirals  (Hibernaatiopesäke: Rautakautista testailua / testing the iron age dress)

Bronze spirals (Hibernaatiopesäke: Rautakautista testailua / testing the iron age dress)

British Museum - The Battersea shield. Iron Age, c. 350–50 BC. Found in the River Thames, London, England. #Celts

British Museum - The Battersea shield. Iron Age, c. 350–50 BC. Found in the River Thames, London, England. #Celts

Hibernaatiopesäke

Hibernaatiopesäke

The belt and pendants are dressed on. Picture taken in Pukkisaari iron age village, Helsinki Finland - Hibernaatiopesäke

The belt and pendants are dressed on. Picture taken in Pukkisaari iron age village, Helsinki Finland - Hibernaatiopesäke

The replica Iron Age roundhouse - Cornwall. Unique place to stay

Staying in a replica Iron Age roundhouse

The replica Iron Age roundhouse - Cornwall. Unique place to stay

A new pair of publications from the Latvian National Culture Centre: a 2017 wall calendar and a planner with photos of authentic replicas of 7th-14th century garb representing all the chiefdoms of Late Iron Age Latvia. This one is Latgallian (not sure of the century). I'm going to try to get some of these for balticsmith.com.

A new pair of publications from the Latvian National Culture Centre: a 2017 wall calendar and a planner with photos of authentic replicas of 7th-14th century garb representing all the chiefdoms of Late Iron Age Latvia. This one is Latgallian (not sure of the century). I'm going to try to get some of these for balticsmith.com.

Latgallian senatne

Latgallian senatne

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