- Alexandra Baldwin, conservator, metal and ceramic artefacts
- Jamie Hood, conservator, historic and archaeological metalwork
- Jody Joy, curator, British and European Iron Age Collections
- Dr Andrew Fitzpatrick, Wessex Archaeology
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In 2004 a large group of Iron Age cauldrons was discovered at a site near Chiseldon in the United Kingdom. It was a unique find: the largest group of Iron Age cauldrons ever to be discovered in Europe.
The group of 12 or more cauldrons provide a chance to research their manufacture, use and burial. This will help re-assess the chronology and social importance of cauldrons, as well as related sheet-metal vessels, in Iron Age Britain and Ireland in a wider European context. Their study will significantly contribute to the understanding of these important artefacts.
25 September 2012
Quanyu Wang, scientist, British Museum
12 March 2012
Stephen Crummy, archaeological illustrator, British Museum
14 February 2012
Jamie Hood, British Museum