Gold Foil-covered Lead Bulla from ancient Ireland

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 December 2015
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These 2 small gold foil-covered lead bullae (amulet or pendant) were found inside a ceramic vessel. From Annaghbeg or Monasterredan, Co. Sligo, Ireland. Circa 800-700 BCE. (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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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, December 19). Gold Foil-covered Lead Bulla from ancient Ireland. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4276/gold-foil-covered-lead-bulla-from-ancient-ireland/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Gold Foil-covered Lead Bulla from ancient Ireland." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Dec 2015. Web. 21 Sep 2021.