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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Iron bell of Conall Cael, Abbot of Inishkeel; pyramidal; traces of bronze sheeting; T-shaped bronze mount at top on one side (22A).

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 10thC(late)-11thC (shrine)
    • 7thC-9thC (bell)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 175 millimetres
    • Width: 130 millimetres
    • Depth: 95 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Attached to 1889,0902.22.a

  • Bibliography

    • Marzinzik 2013 141 bibliographic details
    • Bagnoli, Klein, Mann & Robinson 2011 58 bibliographic details
    • Robinson 2008 p. 94 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc15

  • Exhibition history

    2015 19 Jun- 13 Jul, Ireland, Letterkenny, Donegal Museum, St. Conall Cael Bellshrine.
    2011 23 June-9 Oct, London, BM, 'Treasures of Heaven'
    2011 13 Feb-8 May, Baltimore, Walters Museum of Art, 'Treasures of Heaven'
    2010-2011 17 Oct-6 Jan, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, 'Treasures of Heaven'

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  • Acquisition name

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  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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