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ANCIENT BONE IRON CARVING FORK
ANCIENT BONE IRON CARVING FORK
$13.37
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ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEADED ANTI CAVALRY SPIKE CALTROP TRIBULUS MUREX FERREUS
ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEADED ANTI CAVALRY SPIKE CALTROP TRIBULUS MUREX FERREUS
$21.59
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ARMOR HELMET ROMAN CENTURION WITH HELMET LINER MEDIEVAL AND WOODEN STAND
ARMOR HELMET ROMAN CENTURION WITH HELMET LINER MEDIEVAL AND WOODEN STAND
$109.95
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ROMAN CENTURION ARMOR HELMET WITH HELMET LINER AND WOODEN STAND
ROMAN CENTURION ARMOR HELMET WITH HELMET LINER AND WOODEN STAND
$109.95
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Rare genuine ancient Roman JAVELIN arrowhead ballista bolt head artifact intact
Rare genuine ancient Roman JAVELIN arrowhead ballista bolt head artifact intact
$18.50
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two Roman iron penannular brooches 1st Century BC AD
two Roman iron penannular brooches 1st Century BC AD
$0.99
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ROMAN BYZANTINE FIBULA CROSS BUTTOM PENDANT ARTIFACT RELICS BRONZE On IRON
ROMAN BYZANTINE FIBULA CROSS BUTTOM PENDANT ARTIFACT RELICS BRONZE On IRON
$35.00
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A Large Roman Bronze and Iron Fibula Brooch 3rd 4th Century AD
A Large Roman Bronze and Iron Fibula Brooch 3rd 4th Century AD
$45.00
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Large Roman Iron Spearhead
Large Roman Iron Spearhead
$1,250.00
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Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead66mm 1st 3rd century
Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead66mm 1st 3rd century
$30.00
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Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead85mm 1st 3rd century C
Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead85mm 1st 3rd century C
$30.00
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Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead78mm 1st 3rd century
Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead78mm 1st 3rd century
$25.00
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Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead73mm 1st 3rd century
Roman Artifact Iron Arrowhead73mm 1st 3rd century
$30.00
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Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead TRIPLE blade tanged long range ballista bolt head
Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead TRIPLE blade tanged long range ballista bolt head
$14.95
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A Large Roman Iron Penannular Brooch 1st 2nd Century AD
A Large Roman Iron Penannular Brooch 1st 2nd Century AD
$55.00
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Rare Genuine Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 Cent
Rare Genuine Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 Cent
$173.90
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Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead double blade ballista bolt head artifact 2 Cent AD
Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead double blade ballista bolt head artifact 2 Cent AD
$25.00
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Rare Genuine Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact superb 2 Cent AD
Rare Genuine Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact superb 2 Cent AD
$65.00
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Ancient Roman brooch Celtic Gold Spoked Chariot Wheel 300 400 AD Bronze Iron
Ancient Roman brooch Celtic Gold Spoked Chariot Wheel 300 400 AD Bronze Iron
$459.98
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FORVM Roman Large Iron Borer or File c 120 AD From Radiocarbon Tested Group
FORVM Roman Large Iron Borer or File c 120 AD From Radiocarbon Tested Group
$219.00
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Ancient Jerusalem Israel Iron CRUCIFIXION NAIL 100AD
Ancient Jerusalem Israel Iron CRUCIFIXION NAIL 100AD
$35.00
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Genuine Ancient Roman swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead Barbed
Genuine Ancient Roman swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead Barbed
$19.50
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Roman Iron Spear Found in Germany Lot 30B
Roman Iron Spear Found in Germany Lot 30B
$250.00
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RARE ROMAN IRON AX BLADE HEAD ANCIENT BATTLEFIELD WEAPON FOUND WITH ARROWHEADS
RARE ROMAN IRON AX BLADE HEAD ANCIENT BATTLEFIELD WEAPON FOUND WITH ARROWHEADS
$399.46
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UNIQUE ROMAN IRON KNIFE BLADE ARTIFAC WEAPON TOOL WITH DUAL HANDEL ENDS 3 500 AD
UNIQUE ROMAN IRON KNIFE BLADE ARTIFAC WEAPON TOOL WITH DUAL HANDEL ENDS 3 500 AD
$76.46
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ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD ROMAN CHINA RARE REF NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY 3 400 AD
ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD ROMAN CHINA RARE REF NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY 3 400 AD
$63.71
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Rare original ancient Roman battle weapon large spear blade head artifact intact
Rare original ancient Roman battle weapon large spear blade head artifact intact
$465.30
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RARE ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD ARCHERS BATTLE WEAPON 4 1 2 WESTERN ROMAN EMPIRE
RARE ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD ARCHERS BATTLE WEAPON 4 1 2 WESTERN ROMAN EMPIRE
$56.09
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Antique Ancient Roman Hook Roman Antiquities Bronze iron Hook 5
Antique Ancient Roman Hook Roman Antiquities Bronze iron Hook 5
$44.99
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Roman iron fibula lot England
Roman iron fibula lot England
$18.00
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Artifact
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Artifact
$75.00
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RARE ANCIENT ROMAN IRON KEY UNIQUE SWIVEL RING ARTIFACT LOCK SAFE V FINE PATINA
RARE ANCIENT ROMAN IRON KEY UNIQUE SWIVEL RING ARTIFACT LOCK SAFE V FINE PATINA
$97.46
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RARE ANCIENT ROMAN BROOCH PIN OLDER IRON FULLY INTACT IN SUPERB CONDITION 1 3 AD
RARE ANCIENT ROMAN BROOCH PIN OLDER IRON FULLY INTACT IN SUPERB CONDITION 1 3 AD
$34.99
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Rare original Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 C AD
Rare original Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 C AD
$230.30
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Ancient Thrace Iron spear point piece length 109 mm 4 1 4 in
Ancient Thrace Iron spear point piece length 109 mm 4 1 4 in
$35.00
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Ancient Roman Byzantine Iron chisel 49mm
Ancient Roman Byzantine Iron chisel 49mm
$19.00
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp11
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp11
$15.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp2
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp2
$14.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp4
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp4
$17.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp17
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp17
$20.50
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ANCIENT ROMAN IRON KEY RARE ARTIFACTS LOCKS SAFE DOOR V FINE LONG 1 3rd AD
ANCIENT ROMAN IRON KEY RARE ARTIFACTS LOCKS SAFE DOOR V FINE LONG 1 3rd AD
$84.96
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Antique AD 100 100 BC Holy Land Roman Iron Nail Framed in Shadowbox
Antique AD 100 100 BC Holy Land Roman Iron Nail Framed in Shadowbox
$249.99
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31 4 Ancient Ramon Military Spearhead 100 400 AD
31 4 Ancient Ramon Military Spearhead 100 400 AD
$40.00
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Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact  Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 5680
Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 5680
$29.00
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Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact  Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 5718
Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 5718
$14.00
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Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact  Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 6117
Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 6117
$29.00
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Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact  Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 6138
Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 6138
$19.00
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp40
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp40
$21.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp41
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp41
$16.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp42
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp42
$21.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp33
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp33
$16.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear Point c 1st 3rd Century sp49
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear Point c 1st 3rd Century sp49
$15.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp37
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp37
$18.50
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Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp46
Ancient Roman Iron Spearhead Spear point c 1st 3rd Century sp46
$15.50
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ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD RARE UNIQUE LARGE 4 VERY FINE FOUND IN SOUTWEST ASIA
ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD RARE UNIQUE LARGE 4 VERY FINE FOUND IN SOUTWEST ASIA
$41.39
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Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact  Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 7113
Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 7113
$29.00
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Ancient Roman Bronze and Iron 1st 3rd c AD Cutlery Set Fork and Knife
Ancient Roman Bronze and Iron 1st 3rd c AD Cutlery Set Fork and Knife
$550.00
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Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact  Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 7991
Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 7991
$29.00
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Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact  Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 7703
Authentic Ancient Medieval Artifact Iron Firestarter Fire striker steel 7703
$19.00
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Large 1st 4th Century AD Ancient Roman Socketed Iron Spear Southeastern Europe
Large 1st 4th Century AD Ancient Roman Socketed Iron Spear Southeastern Europe
$85.00
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LOT OF 5 ROMAN BRONZE AND IRON RECTANGULAR BUCKLES
LOT OF 5 ROMAN BRONZE AND IRON RECTANGULAR BUCKLES
$25.00
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Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead double blade ballista bolt head artifact 2 Cent AD
Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead double blade ballista bolt head artifact 2 Cent AD
$70.50
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Rare Genuine Roman battle weapon spear butt head artifact intact superb 2Cent AD
Rare Genuine Roman battle weapon spear butt head artifact intact superb 2Cent AD
$183.30
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Genuine Ancient Roman swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead Barbed
Genuine Ancient Roman swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead Barbed
$42.30
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Genuine Ancient Roman LARGE swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead
Genuine Ancient Roman LARGE swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead
$186.12
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Rare Original Ancient Roman double headed marked X axe hatchet artifact intact
Rare Original Ancient Roman double headed marked X axe hatchet artifact intact
$277.30
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RARE ROMAN IRON KNIFE BLADE WITH HANDEL LIKELY DOMESTIC USE 300 500 AD
RARE ROMAN IRON KNIFE BLADE WITH HANDEL LIKELY DOMESTIC USE 300 500 AD
$80.95
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Genuine Ancient Roman swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead Barbed
Genuine Ancient Roman swallowtail ballista bolt head Javelin arrowhead Barbed
$61.10
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Roman Iron Key 100 200 AD
Roman Iron Key 100 200 AD
$165.00
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ROMAN LEAD  IRON PLUMB BOBS CA 1ST 4TH CENTURY
ROMAN LEAD IRON PLUMB BOBS CA 1ST 4TH CENTURY
$3,500.00
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Rare genuine ancient Roman JAVELIN arrowhead ballista bolt head artifact intact
Rare genuine ancient Roman JAVELIN arrowhead ballista bolt head artifact intact
$61.10
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Ancient Thrace Iron spear javelin point socketed 143 mm 5 1 2 in
Ancient Thrace Iron spear javelin point socketed 143 mm 5 1 2 in
$75.00
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Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead TRIPLE blade tanged long range ballista bolt head
Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead TRIPLE blade tanged long range ballista bolt head
$70.50
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MEDIEVAL ARROWHEAD  MONGOL 95 mm
MEDIEVAL ARROWHEAD MONGOL 95 mm
$85.00
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Rare Roman spear blade quad blade ballista bolt head artifact 2 Cent AD
Rare Roman spear blade quad blade ballista bolt head artifact 2 Cent AD
$277.30
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Rare original Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 C AD
Rare original Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 C AD
$230.30
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Rare original Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 C AD
Rare original Roman battle weapon spear blade head artifact intact superb 2 C AD
$277.30
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Rare genuine ancient Roman JAVELIN arrowhead ballista bolt head artifact intact
Rare genuine ancient Roman JAVELIN arrowhead ballista bolt head artifact intact
$89.30
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Roman Empire Iron Wall Plaque
Roman Empire Iron Wall Plaque
$99.99
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Rare genuine ancient Roman iron decorated fibula brooch artifact 3Cent AD intact
Rare genuine ancient Roman iron decorated fibula brooch artifact 3Cent AD intact
$23.50
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Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead TRIPLE blade tanged long range ballista bolt head
Rare Roman Javelin arrowhead TRIPLE blade tanged long range ballista bolt head
$61.10
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ANCIENT IRON SWIVEL KEY ROMAN 100 300 AD
ANCIENT IRON SWIVEL KEY ROMAN 100 300 AD
$275.00
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ANCIENT IRON FLINT LATE ROMAN 300 600 AD
ANCIENT IRON FLINT LATE ROMAN 300 600 AD
$299.00
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ANCIENT ROMAN FLINT STRIKES FROM UNITED KINGDOM SEE OTHER ITEMS
ANCIENT ROMAN FLINT STRIKES FROM UNITED KINGDOM SEE OTHER ITEMS
$29.00
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Late Roman Medieval Iron Arrowhead
Late Roman Medieval Iron Arrowhead
$27.00
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c 100 AD ROMAN IRON SPEARHEAD LONG SPEARHEAD WITH RIVET HOLES
c 100 AD ROMAN IRON SPEARHEAD LONG SPEARHEAD WITH RIVET HOLES
$150.00
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Roman Crafts Strong and Brown eds Silver Iron Glass Pottery etc
Roman Crafts Strong and Brown eds Silver Iron Glass Pottery etc
$22.00
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ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD SPEAR POINT LARGE DESIGN RARE FIND PERSIA SOUTWEST ASIA
ANCIENT IRON ARROWHEAD SPEAR POINT LARGE DESIGN RARE FIND PERSIA SOUTWEST ASIA
$41.39
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Large original ancient Roman Byzantine Iron fire starter artifact intact superb
Large original ancient Roman Byzantine Iron fire starter artifact intact superb
$32.90
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2 ancient 5th C antique handmade Rome Roman solid wrought iron nail nails relic
2 ancient 5th C antique handmade Rome Roman solid wrought iron nail nails relic
$42.99
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Ancient Medieval Iron Cowbell COA 5th to the 15th Century
Ancient Medieval Iron Cowbell COA 5th to the 15th Century
$60.00
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ANCIENT Roman Empire CAST IRON BELL 100 authenticROMAN ARTIFACT
ANCIENT Roman Empire CAST IRON BELL 100 authenticROMAN ARTIFACT
$53.99
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LARGE ROMAN BRONZE DECORATION W IRON PEGS ATTACHED
LARGE ROMAN BRONZE DECORATION W IRON PEGS ATTACHED
$48.00
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Late Ancient Roman Medieval Iron Arrowhead
Late Ancient Roman Medieval Iron Arrowhead
$27.00
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ANCIENT SWIVEL KEY RING IRON ROMAN 100 300 AD
ANCIENT SWIVEL KEY RING IRON ROMAN 100 300 AD
$299.00
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IBERIAN ATROPHIED ANTENNA HILT DAGGER 4TH 3RD CENTURY BC
IBERIAN ATROPHIED ANTENNA HILT DAGGER 4TH 3RD CENTURY BC
$4,500.00
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wahats good a website 2 go 2 if i wanna find out germanys first known inhabitants?


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Start with Wikipedia then go down to the Sources, References, & Further Reading section and check out the documentation that formed the main body of the text.

Wikipedia may only be 98% accurate but when you use the Sources, References, & Further Reading list... How can a teacher say you used Wiki?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germania

Germania
Germania was the Latin exonym[1][2] for a geographical area of land on the east bank of the River Rhine (inner Germania), which included regions of Sarmatia as well as an area under Roman control on the west bank of the Rhine. The name came into use after Julius Caesar adopted it from a Gallic term for the peoples east of the Rhine that probably meant "neighbour".[3][4]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germanic_peoples

Germanic peoples
The Germanic peoples are a historical ethno-linguistic group, originating in Northern Europe and identified by their use of the Indo-European Germanic languages which diversified out of Common Germanic in the course of the Pre-Roman Iron Age. The descendants of these peoples became the ethnic groups of North Western Europe: the Danes, Swedes, Norwegians, Faroese and Icelanders in Scandinavia, the Germans and Austrians, Dutch and Flemish on the continent, and the inhabitants of South-East Scotland, East England and South-East England in Great Britain.

Migrating Germanic peoples spread throughout Europe in Late Antiquity (AD 300-600) and the Early Middle Ages. Germanic languages became dominant along the Roman borders (Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and England), but in the rest of the (western) Roman provinces, the Germanic immigrants adopted Latin (Romance) dialects. Furthermore, all Germanic peoples were eventually Christianized to varying extents. The Germanic people played a large role in transforming the Roman empire into Medieval Europe, and they contributed in developing a common identity, history, and culture which transcended linguistic borders.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germanic_peoples#Origins

Origins - Bronze Age
Regarding the question of ethnic origins, evidence developed by archaeologists and linguists suggests that a people or group of peoples sharing a common material culture dwelt in a region defined by the Northern Bronze Age culture between 1700 BCE and 600 BCE. The Germanic tribes then inhabited southern Scandinavia, Denmark and Schleswig,[8] but subsequent Iron Age cultures of the same region, like Wessenstedt (800 to 600 BCE) and Jastorf, are also in consideration.[9] The change of Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic has been defined by the first sound shift (or Grimm's law) and must have occurred when mutually intelligible dialects or languages in a Sprachbund were still able to convey such a change to the whole region. So far it has been impossible to date this event conclusively.

The precise interaction between these peoples is not known, however, they are tied together and influenced by regional features and migration patterns linked to prehistoric cultures like Hügelgräber, Urnfield, and La Tene. A deteriorating climate in Scandinavia around 850 BCE to 760 BCE and a later and more rapid one around 650 BCE might have triggered migrations to the coast of Eastern Germany and further towards the Vistula. A contemporary northern expansion of Hallstatt drew part of this peoples into the Celtic hemisphere, including nordwestblock areas and the region of Elp culture[10] (1800 BCE to 800 BCE).

At around this time, this culture became influenced by Hallstatt techniques of how to extract bog iron from the ore in peat bogs, ushering in the Pre-Roman Iron Age.

Origins - Early Iron Age
Archeological evidence suggests a relatively uniform Germanic people were located at about 750 BCE from the Netherlands to the Vistula and in Southern Scandinavia. In the west the coastal floodplains were populated for the first time, since in adjacent higher grounds the population had increased and the soil became exhausted.[11] At about 250 BCE some expansion to the south had occurred and five general groups can be distinguished: North Germanic in southern Scandinavia, excluding Jutland; North Sea Germanic, along the North Sea and in Jutland; Rhine-Weser Germanic, along the middle Rhine and Weser; Elbe Germanic, along the middle Elbe; and East Germanic, between the middle Oder and the Vistula. This concurs with linguistic evidence pointing at the development of five linguistic groups, mutually linked into sets of two to four groups that shared linguistic innovations.[12]

This period witnessed the advent of Celtic culture of Hallstatt and La Tene signature in previous Northern Bronze Age territory, especially to the western extends. However, some proposals[13] suggest this Celtic superstrate was weak, while the general view in the Netherlands holds that this Celtic influence did not involve intrusions at all and assume fashion and a local development from Bronze Age culture.[14] It is generally accepted such a Celtic superstratum was virtually absent to the East, featuring the Germanic Wessenstedt and Jastorf cultures. The Celtic influence and contacts between Gaulish and early Germanic culture along the Rhine is assumed as the source of a number of Celtic loanwords in Proto-Germanic.

Frankenstein and Rowlands (1978), and Wells (1980) have suggested late Hallstatt trade contact to be a direct catalyst for the development of an elite class that came into existence around northeastern France, the Middle Rhine region, and adjacent Alpine regions (Collis 1984:41), culminating to new cultural developments and the advent of the classical Gaulish La Tene Culture[15] The development of La Tene culture extended to the north around 200 to 150 BCE, including the North German Plain, Denmark and Southern Scandinavia:[16]

In certain cremation graves, situated at some distance from other graves, Celtic metalwork appears: brooches and swords, together with wagons, Roman cauldrons and drinking vessels. The area of these rich graves is the same as the places where later (the first century CE) princely graves are found. A ruling class seems to have emerged, distinguished by the possession of large farms and rich gravegifts such as weapons for the men and silver objects for the women, imported earthenware and Celtic items.[17]

The first Germani in Roman ethnography cannot be clearly identified as either Germanic or Celtic in the modern ethno-linguistic sense, and it has been generally held the traditional clear cut division along the Rhine between both ethnic groups was primarily motivated by Roman politics. Caesar described the Eburones as a Germanic tribe on the Gallic side of the Rhine, and held other tribes in the neighbourhood as merely calling themselves of Germanic stock. Even though names like Eburones and Ambiorix were Celtic and, archeologically, this area shows strong Celtic influences, the problem is difficult. Some 20th century writers consider the possibility of a separate "Nordwestblock" identity of the tribes settled along the Rhine at the time, assuming the arrival of a Germanic superstrate from the 1st century BCE and a subsequent "Germanization" or language replacement through the "elite-dominance" model.[18] However, immigration of Germanic Batavians from Hessen in the northern extent of this same tribal region is, archeologically speaking, hardly noticeable and certainly did not populate an exterminated country, very unlike Tacitus suggested. Here, probably due to the local indigenous pastoral way of life, the acceptance of Roman culture turned out to be particularly slow and, contrary to expected, the indigenous culture of the previous Eburones rather seems to have absorbed the intruding (Batavian) element, thus making it very hard to define the real extents of the pre-Roman Germanic indigenous territories.[19]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre-Germanic

Germanic Parent Language


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