>Celtic archaeology the other night and someone asked me if any bells,
>chimes or gongs had been found. I couldn't think of any in the site
>inventories in my head and I haven't had a chance to look for info.
Well, of course, saintly bells are among the most popular holy relics
of the Celtic saints, but I don't know much about pre-Christian Celtic
prediliction for bells. However, among Iron Age artifacts of Scotland
are some metal shaker type things, which are percussive in nature.