If you are in London before Sunday 9 December when this closes, I would
HIGHLY recommend that you try to get to see this. It's expensive (although
there is a student rate), but you will be blown away by the quality of the
In particular, for our interest, they have got the Cult Chariot of
Strettweg, Hallstadt culture (from Graz); the Chariot of the Sun from
Trundholm, Zealand (from Copenhagen); the Battersea Shield (BM); the Dancing
Satyr, (C4th BC and recently dredged up off Sicily); the Crosby Garrett
helmet (the one that was sold privately recently); and a slew of other
amazing exhibits ranging from 5000 BC to C21st.
I went this morning with a friend and, having been going to exhibitions at
the RA since the 1960s, I can honestly say that this is the best one I have
ever been to. It's the only one that each time you walked into the next
room, practically everyone was grinding to a halt and saying, "****, look at
that!" in absolute awe.
If this sounds like a rave review, yes it is! You will kick yourself if you
don't get to this one ‹ it's a once in a generation opportunity.
Diana C. Briscoe, Ms
Archive of Anglo-Saxon Pottery Stamps (AASPS)
117 Cholmley Gardens
Fortune Green Road
London NW6 1UP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7794 6300
Mob: 07774 653 109
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