Decorated bronze mirror, Iron age, 50BC—AD50

Classroom resource: People of Iron Age Britain  

From around 800BC iron became the most commonly used metal in the British Isles. It gave its name to the British Iron Age.

Our image bank is the first in a series looking at different aspects of life in Iron Age Britain. This one focuses on Iron Age people, what they wore, ate and spent their time doing.

Curriculum links: Art and Design, History