Crescentic plaque from Llyn Cerrig Bach

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Crescentic plaque from Llyn Cerrig Bach

Sometime between 200BC and AD100 this bronze plaque was cast into a lake at Llyn Cerrig Bach, Anglesey. The elaborate 'triskele' (three-legged design radiating from a centre), may represent the relationships between the living, the dead and the gods or the ongoing cycle of birth, life and death.

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