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bell

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1889,0902.22

  • 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: 17 centimetres
    • Width: 12.8 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Attached to 1889,0902.22.a

  • Bibliography

    • Marzinzik 2013 300-301 bibliographic details
    • Bagnoli, Klein, Mann & Robinson 2011 no. 58, p. 119 bibliographic details
    • Robinson 2008 p. 94 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G41/dc15

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    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'

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1889

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1889,0902.22


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