Ancient Irish Gold Photos

Some ancient Irish people created gold jewelry, part of Ireland's artistic heritage.

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Gold earrings, disks & lunula from several Irish sites at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Hoard of bronze axeheads, rings, ornaments & gold-foil covered sunflower pins from Ballytegan at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Hoard of bronze axeheads, gold dress fasteners, bronze bracelet & amber beads from Mountrivers at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Hoard of gold dress fasteners & bracelets from New Ross at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.
Gold earrings, disks & lunula (2200-1800 BCE) from several Irish sites at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Hoard of bronze axeheads, rings, ornaments & gold-foil covered sunflower pins (c800-700 BCE) from Ballytegan at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Hoard of bronze axeheads, gold dress fasteners, bronze bracelet & amber beads (c800-700 BCE) from Mountrivers at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Hoard of gold dress fasteners (circular ends) & bracelets (conical ends) (c800-700 BCE) from New Ross at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.
Gold dress fasteners at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Cup-ended gold bracelet from Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gold collars at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Gold disk perhaps from collar from Armagh at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.
Gold dress fasteners (c800-700 BCE) at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Cup-ended gold bracelet from Belfast at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gold collars (c800-700 BCE) at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Gold disk perhaps from collar (c800-700 BCE) from Armagh at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.
Gold disk from ear-spool from Enniscorthy at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Gold ribbon torc from Belfast at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Celtic gold twisted spiral at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gold boat model from Derry at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.
Gold disk from ear-spool (c800-700 BCE) from Enniscorthy at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Gold ribbon torc (3rdC BCE - 3rdC CE) from Belfast at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.Celtic gold twisted spiral at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.Gold boat model (1stC BCE) from Derry at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.
Gold torus from Derry at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.


Gold torus (1stC BCE) from Derry at National Museum of Ireland Archaeology. Dublin, Ireland.



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