Tuesday, 21st December, General
Watch-Back!: Winter Solstice Tour
To celebrate the rising sun of the Winter Solstice at Newgrange watch-back on our special online tour of the Museum’s Prehistoric Ireland, Ór - Ireland’s Gold and The Treasury exhibitions to discover how ancient monuments and archaeological objects are linked to celestial events. Learn how passage tombs, such as Newgrange, are aligned to the Winter Solstice, discover artefacts on display in the Museum that have been found in Ireland’s tombs and see artefacts linked to solar symbols including gold lunulae and sun discs dating to the Bronze Age.
This video is available to view from the Museum’s YouTube channel and was first broadcasted on Monday 21st December, 2020.
Watch-Back!: Winter Solstice Tour is located at:
Celebrate this year's Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, and watch-back on our special tour!
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