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The Tara Brooch


Mark Cartwright
by Annie Gormlie
published on 19 February 2021
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The Tara Brooch is a Celtic penannular brooch discovered not at Tara but on a beach near Bettystown in County Meath, Ireland. Made in the 8th century CE from gilded silver with glass, amber and enamel inlay. 8.9 centimetres (3.5 in) in diameter. (National Museum of Ireland, Dublin)

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Gormlie, Annie. "The Tara Brooch." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Feb 2021. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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