Dating in carlow ireland
Founded in 1890, the National Museum of Ireland (Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann) is a major cultural institution consisting of four centres: three in the capital Dublin and one in County Mayo.
The National Museum of Ireland has a strong focus on Irish art, the history of Irish art and Celtic culture.
Discovered: Dooyork, County Mayo Date: 200 BCE - 100 CESilver Spiral Rings Part of a large number of gold, silver and bronze ornaments and implements found near the famous Passage Tomb of Newgrange, these rings have three coils decorated with transverse notches on the upper and lower edges.
Discovered: Newgrange, County Meath Date: Second Century CECarving of Saint Patrick Full-length late medieval relief-sculpture carved from a limestone pillar, featuring a bearded cleric in full bishop's attire with mitre and crozier.
Gold Foil-Covered Bullae (Pendants) Decorated in diverse patterns of concentric circles, geometric motifs and gold filigree.
Discovered: Derrinboy, County Offaly Date: 1400-1200 BCE See also Visual Arts in Co Offaly.
Gold Ear-Spools Fashioned from fine sheet gold, decorated with concentric circle patterns and traditional motifs on raised bosses.
Discovered: Faughart Graveyard, County Louth Date: Early Sixteenth Century CE See also Visual Arts in Co Louth.
Moylough Belt Shrine Comprises four hinged metal-plates enclosing fragments of a leather belt. The frames of these plates are ornamented with heads of animals and birds and glass edgings.