Post Hole, Lug, Co. Offaly

Dublin Core

Title

Post Hole, Lug, Co. Offaly

Subject

Post Hole

Description

Lantern slide depicting a post hole found in an excavation site at Lug, Co. Offaly. Originally titled 'LUG-OFFALY x A. Carroll Dublin' and labelled 'K4 32'. 'The excavation site where the remains were found in consisted of a number of prehistoric burials, with human remains found in various cists, under the cairn it was placed in. The excavation was undertaken by the Royal Antiquarian Society of Ireland, by Micheal O Duigeannain. The exact location of the excavation site could not be determined. The cairn was approx. 65 feet in diamater. There were multpile burial chambers and remains found in the site, both human an non-human origin. In the central cist depicted in this image human remains were found. They were of an elderly female, lying in a crouched position on her right side. In addition to the remains a foodbowl was found beside her head.

Creator

Holly Cooper

Publisher

The Discovery Programme

Contributor

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Format

image/tiff

Language

EN

Type

Image

Identifier

BOX37_037

Alternative Title

RSAI, Lantern Slide, BOX 37

Date Created

25/01/17

Has Format

Scanned to 2400 dpi , 16 bit greyscale image with automatic exposure

Is Part Of

RSAI Lantern Slide Collection

Extent

114.3mb
7559 x 7559 pixels

Medium

Lantern Slides

Spatial Coverage

Country: Ireland
County: Offaly
Logainm Code: https://www.logainm.ie/100031.aspx
Townland: Lug
Logainm Townland: https://www.logainm.ie/42043.aspx
Irish National Grid East:
Irish National Grid North:
Position Source: www.logainm.ie
Latitude:
Longitude:
Place: Lug, Co. Offaly Latitude: 53.3150936 Longitude: -7.484379200000035

Rights Holder

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Files

BOX37_037.jpg

Tags

Citation

Holly Cooper, “Post Hole, Lug, Co. Offaly,” Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, accessed May 29, 2020, http://rsai.locloudhosting.net/items/show/468172.

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