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National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

National Museum of Ireland | National Museum of Ireland: Ór - Ireland's Gold collage #1

National Museum of Ireland: Ór - Ireland's Gold collage

Silver and gold artefacts form the Girona. This Spanish Armada ship sank off the coast of Antrim, Ireland in October 1588 Photo: National Museum of Northern Ireland

[Artefact] Gold jewellery recovered from the wreck of the Spanish Armada galleas The Girona, wrecked of the coast of Northern Ireland with over 1300 people on board, many of whom had been rescued from other wrecks

Mysterious gold beads Found near Tumna Church in 1834 — at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

Mysterious gold beads Found near Tumna Church in 1834 — at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology: gold gold gold.  there is some thought that the  Irish  did not wear  gold in their ears.  that leaves  putting these rings in their  hair, or  on  bands on their heads.

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology: gold gold gold. there is some thought that the Irish did not wear gold in their ears. that leaves putting these rings in their hair, or on bands on their heads.

National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

A coin of eastern Celtic Tribes

BalkanCelts-a resource for information on Celts dwelling in Europe and Asia-minor.

Reproduction Spyglass, Flintlock pistol and Rapier, Mathers Museum, Indiana University

Reproduction Spyglass, Flintlock pistol and Rapier, Mathers Museum, Indiana University

The National Museum of Ireland houses one of the best collections of Bronze Age gold objects.

Dublin, National Museum of Ireland Archaeology -- Silver chalice, 9th century, Tipperary

Dublin, National Museum of Ireland Archaeology -- Silver chalice, century, Tipperary

Hoard from Tooradoo, Co. Limerick

Explore Ór - The most important prehistoric gold collection in western Europe. See Bronze Age jewellery, sun discs, collars, torcs & lunulae.

St Manchan's Shrine. National Museum of Ireland by elizajanecurtis.  St. Manchán is best known for the shrine containing his relics, now preserved in the Catholic Church at Boher, County Offaly. The shrine was created in 1130 at Clonmacnoise and still contains some of the saint's remains. The framework is of yew; it is covered with bronze & some tracery of gold. On each of its sloping sides is a large Greek cross. The most striking feature of the Shrine are the nailed on kilted figures.

St Manchan's Shrine. National Museum of Ireland by elizajanecurtis. St. Manchán is best known for the shrine containing his relics, now preserved in the Catholic Church at Boher, County Offaly. The shrine was created in 1130 at Clonmacnoise and still contains some of the saint's remains. The framework is of yew; it is covered with bronze & some tracery of gold. On each of its sloping sides is a large Greek cross. The most striking feature of the Shrine are the nailed on kilted figures.

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.

Tara Brooch at the National Museum

A history of Irish Jewelry

Even prettier in real life. -------------------------- 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