Ardagh Silver Chalice

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 06 December 2015
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This ancient masterpiece was found at Reerasta, Ardagh, Co. Limerick, Ireland. During the celebration of Mass, this chalis was used for dispensing Eucharistic wine. 8th century CE. (National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology, Dublin, Republic of Ireland)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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