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Gundestrup Cauldron celtic iron age (copy) National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Dublin. | Flickr: Intercambio de fotos

Gundestrup Cauldron celtic iron age (copy) National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Dublin.

The Moylough Belt Shrine - Celtic La Tene Period - National Museum of Ireland

The Moylough Belt Shrine - Celtic La Tene Period century - National Museum of Ireland

The magnificent Loughnashade trumpet is one of the finest surviving horns of the European Iron Age. It was discovered during drainage works at the site of a former lake in Armagh, Ireland. Alongside it were three other horns, which have since been lost, and a collection of human skulls and bones. This array of finds is suggestive of ritual deposition and it is likely that the lake was a site of some importance for the inhabitants of the nearby royal site at Eamhain Macha.

Ireland has rich musical heritage and as these instruments illustrate, it dates back many thousands of years

Irish National Museum of Archaeology: Gold Disc from the Irish Bronze Age      The Irish National Museum of Archaeology, Dublin. A wonderful museum: you are allowed to take photographs. Unlike the British Museum, where you also are allowed to take photographs, it is not so crowded, so you can actaully get close enough to the collections to take the photos! Has a superb prehistoric collection. and its free!

Irish National Museum of Archaeology: Gold Disc from the Irish Bronze Age The Irish National Museum of Archaeology, Dublin. A wonderful museum: you are allowed to take photographs. Unlike the British Museum, where you also are allowed to take photographs, it is not so crowded, so you can actaully get close enough to the collections to take the photos! Has a superb prehistoric collection. and its free!

A History of Ireland in 100 objects. A jadeite axe head. Ceremonial axehead, 3600BC. The axehead tells us two big things. One is that Ireland was already part of a European-wide network. It travelled first to northwestern France, where it was polished…  Where to see it: National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, museum.ie

A jadeite Ceremonial axehead 3600 BC. The axehead tells us two big things. One is that Ireland was already part of a European-wide network. It travelled first to northwestern France, where it was polished. National Museum of Ireland

The Keshcarrigan bowl | Irish Archaeology

This beautiful bronze bowl was discovered in 1854 in a river flowing into Lough Scur, which lies just north of Keshcarrigan in Co. Iron Age in date and measuring approximately 14 cm in diameter, it may have been a ceremonial drinking cup.

Parnell Silver Casket - This ornate silver casket was presented by “the nationalists of Drogheda” to Charles Stewart Parnell in 1884. He was then near the summit of his prestige as the “uncrowned king of Ireland”. - National Museum of Ireland, Dublin

A History of Ireland in 100 Objects – Parnell silver casket, 1884 - "This ornate silver casket was presented by “the nationalists of Drogheda” to Charles Stewart Parnell in He was then near the summit of his prestige as the “uncrowned king of Ireland”.

National Museum of Ireland, Dublin

National Museum of Ireland, Dublin

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