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Cross of Cong, County Mayo, Viking Age (bronze, gold filigree, niello & glass) Title: Celtic, (12th century) Primary creator: National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland Location: Credit: bronze, gold filigree, niello and glass Early Irish Art; shrine designed for processional use to enshrine a relic of the True Cross; Description: 12th (C12th) Date: Metalwork (incl. Silver and Gold)

Cross of Cong, County Mayo, Viking Age (bronze, gold filigree, niello &…

beautiful Meus medieval viking drakkar viking boat medieval and ...

Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea. Whatever, it's art.

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This distinctive Celtic pendant is decorated with a spirit kelpie. According to folklore the kelpie was a supernatural water horse that haunted the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland.

t: Clonmacnoise Crozier, County Offaly, Viking Age (wood wrapped in sheet bronze with inlaid silver) (detail of 228692), Celtic, (11th century) / National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland / Photo © Boltin Picture Library / The Bridgeman Art Library XBP 390414 I Celtic, (11th century) Primary creator: National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland wood wrapped in sheet bronze with inlaid silver Medium: Early Irish Art; Description: 11th (C11th

Clonmacnoise Crozier, County Offaly, Viking Age (wood wrapped in sheet bronze with inlaid silver)

Clonmacnoise Crozier, County Offaly, Viking Age (wood wrapped in sheet bronze with inlaid silver), Celtic, (11th century) / National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Clonmacnoise Crozier, County Offaly, Viking Age (wood wrapped in sheet bronze…

The Tara Brooch is a Celtic brooch of about 700 AD generally considered to be the most impressive of over 50 elaborate Irish brooches to have been discovered. It was found in 1850 and rapidly recognised as one of the most important works of early Christian Irish Insular art; Plenty of knot worked symbolisms it is now displayed in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin.

The Tara Brooch, c. 700 AD, was found in 1850 and rapidly recognised as one of the most important works of early Christian Irish Insular art. It is now displayed in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin.

National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh.

historically important century Bible cover from Rinnagan, Cty. Roscommon, Ireland, shows strongly Celtic elements in Christ's face and robe of triple spirals and knotwork. The original is housed in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin.

The Roscrea Brooch, from Roscrea, County Tipperary (silver, gold and amber) creator:    Viking, (9th century)  Medium:  silver gold and amber Date:     09th (C09th)

The Roscrea Brooch, from Roscrea, County Tipperary (silver, gold and amber) Creator Viking, century) Nationality ScandinavianMedium silver gold and amber Date Dimensions length: cms

The Bell shrine of St. Patrick    Commissioned by Domnall MacLochlainn, High King of Ireland, between A.D. 1091 - 1105

The Bell shrine of St. Patrick Commissioned by Domnall MacLochlainn, High King of Ireland, between A. 1091 - 1105 [I am descended from Saint Derecha verch, Saint Patrick's sister.

Gold Collar. 800-700 BC. National Museum of Ireland. No wonder the Vikings came looking for gold...

Ór - Ireland's Gold

National Museum of Ireland. No wonder the Vikings came looking for gold.

The Book of Kells  (Dublin, Trinity College Library, sometimes known as the Book of Columba) is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various prefatory texts. It was created by Celtic monks ca. 800

The Book of Kells (Irish: Leabhar Cheanannais) (Dublin, Trinity College Library) illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of New Testament Created by Celtic monks ca.

The Gleninsheen Gold Collar, a Bronze Age Treasure from Ireland, it's 3000 years old

A Late Bronze Age gold collar from Gleninsheen, Co. Clare, Ireland it dates from c.

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