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All photos are from:

1) Viking Antiquities in Great Britain and Ireland Parts III, IV,V (1940) and Part VI (1954) Oslo: H. Aschehoug & Co. (VAGBI) or

2)The Crosses and Culture of Ireland by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1931) New Haven: Yale University Press, (CCI), unless otherwise noted.

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Source of photo:

     VAGBI: Fig. 68. Gold armlet from Co. Carlow (W. 193).
     VAGBI: Fig. 61. Iron axe with wooden handle from River Robe, Co. Mayo (Wk.1).
     VAGBI: Fig. 82. Tortoise brooch from Phoenix Park, Dublin.
     VAGBI: Fig. 3. Prestegarden, Skedemo parish, Akh. Ornamental Metal-work of Irish style.
     VAGBI: Fig. 36. Brooch from Hatteberg, Sunnhordland,Norway. Photo: Univ. Museum, Bergen.
     VAGBI: Fig. 54 Iron sword from Wheelam, Co. Kildare.
     VAGBI: Fig. 87. Silver penannular brooch. Locality unknown. W. 38).
     VAGBI: Fig. 52 Gaming Board of yew wood found in Ballinderry crannog I, Co. West Meath.
     VAGBI: Fig. 37 Grappling iron from the Fens near Ely, Cambridgeshire (UK).
     CCI: Cross of Muiredach, Monasterboice.
     VAGBI: Fig 73. Snasa, N. T., Ornamental Metal-work of Irish style.
     CCI: St. Matthew, Book of Kells. c. 800 AD
     VAGBI: Fig. 71. Andreas V, Runes from the Isle of Man. Squeeze, drawn in black.
     VAGBI: Fig 51 Detail of 10th century silver plated sword.Inscribed "Hiltipreht."
     VAGBI: Fig. 49 Silver plated iron sword from Ballinderry crannog, Co. West Meath.
     VAGBI: Fig. 50. Handle of the silver plated sword.
     VAGBI: Fig. 28 Soma, Hoyland parish, Rog. Ornamental Metal-work of Irish style.
     CCI: The Viking ship at Oseberg, Oslo, Norway.
     VAGBI: Fig. 55. Sarcophagus of Cashel, Co. Tipperary. After Mahr.

 

The Coins of the Danish Kings of Ireland, Bernard Roth, Plate VI. (reprinted from TheBritish Numismatic Journal Vol. VI, 1910 as Hiberno-Danish Coins). Notice how 140 and 141 say "Sihtric Re Difl" or Sihtric, King of Dublin.

A typical later Sihtric of Dublin (King of Dublin 989-1029; i.e. Sitric III) coin (Plate II, 26). The obverse says SIHTRCRE DYFLM and the reverse says STE NGM ODYF LINR.

Spectacular color scans of the Book of Kells are available at http://www.primate.wisc.edu/people/dubois/kells