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Around 500 years ago, a cook prepared meals for a rich family in this fine bronze cauldron. In the 19th century, a 'wise woman' found it hidden beneath a heap of stones on Myddfai Mountain. She used it to grind medicinal plants and herbs. In Celtic stories, cauldrons have powers of rebirth and healing. They also produce endless supplies of food to feed warriors. From the Bronze Age onwards, cauldrons were objects of prestige, and value. They are found in royal graves and as water offerings.

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