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Late 11th – early 12th century AD

Bronze bell

Glendalough, Co. Wicklow This bell is an import, probably from northwestern Europe. It is the earliest dated bell in Ireland used for rope ringing in a belfry.

Late 11th – early 12th century AD.

NMI 2003:85

See this object at our exhibition Glendalough: Power, Prayer & Pilgrimage‚Äč


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Belleek teapot decorated with scenes of Glendalough

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Bronze-coated iron hand-bell

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