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Enthusiasts: Four exceptional Gallic statuettes acquired by the Brittany Museum in Rennes

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Four busts and a bucket dated between the 2nd and the 1st century BC have just been bought by the Museum of Brittany in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine). Exceptional works, discovered during archaeological excavations in Trémuson (Côtes-d'Armor), visible at the museum until Sunday December 4, 2022.

Discovered at Trémuson (Côtes-d'Armor) during excavations archaeological in 2019 led by The National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP), four busts and a bucket have just joined the collection of the Museum of Brittany in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine). An archaeological heritage acquired in particular thanks to the regional fund for the acquisitions of the museums of France and the heritage fund of the Ministry of Culture.

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Exceptional parts

exhibited as part of the exhibition "Celtic?" alongside four other sculptures discovered in Paule (Côtes-d'Armor) in 1988, these pieces are "exceptional by their rarity" , says Manon Six, exhibition commissioner. "There are only around thirty works of this known type, including 13 in Brittany. And only the eight presented today are a preserved environment.

dated between the 2nd and the 1st century BC, the first of the sculptures represents a bearded man, carrying around the neck a torque (collar), "sign of wealth" . More sober, the other three statuettes recall the mortuary masks. " Archaeologists think that these are representations of deceased, from the aristocracy of the time" , adds Manon Six. The particularly well preserved wooden bucket, circled with metal, was to serve to serve wine. Another sign of opulence.

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Le seau a été retrouvé dans un puits sur le secteur de Trémuson. © Ouest-France The bucket was found in a well in the Trémuson sector.

This exceptional archaeological heritage is still visible at the Museum of Brittany, until December 4. Then the statuettes and the seal should most certainly be presented in the museum's permanent journey. And why not a little trip to the Museum of Art and History of Saint-Brieuc, not far from where they were discovered?

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