Clonmacnoise Crosier

Illustration

Emma Groeneveld
by James Ward (1851 - 1924)
published on 08 December 2017

Sketched reproduction of the 12th-century CE Clonmacnoise Crosier, from Ireland's Clonmacnoise monastery. The metalwork shows a clear Viking influence (even though the Irish Viking Age was already over by this time) in adopting elements of the Scandinavian Urnes style.

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